Q & A
(Questions and Answers)
Q: IS PRIORITY SHIPPING MY ONLY OPTION?
A: No, although we do mainly ship Priority Mail with
Delivery Confirmation and Insurance.
(Delivery Confirmation and insurance up to $100.00 is included with Priority
Insurance over $100.01 will be an additional charge at the same rate as the post
office charges us.
First Class: We also offer First Class shipping at the request of the
Jewelry items are shipped in a sturdy cardboard jewelry box placed inside a
thick padded envelope. Delivery Confirmation is automatically included at no
additional charge. Insurance will be the responsibility of the buyer. If you
prefer First Class Shipping, Please let us know before you check out, so we can
recalculate shipping charges and email you a revised invoice.
UPS: Heavy items, boxed lots, anything bulky or weighing over 5 pounds
are shipped via UPS (Depending on weight, size and destination)
Federal Express and Over Night shipping are available upon request. (An
additional $2.00 handling fee will be charged)
Q: WHAT DOES "EXCELLENT VINTAGE CONDITION" MEAN?
A: Excellent or Excellent Vintage Condition = Almost new condition, no
noticeable flaws, dull, dark or yellow stones, virtually no plating or enamel
loss. Sometimes this will be listed as "pristine condition"
Very Good Vintage Condition = some minor signs of wear or
age i.e. slight wear to plate or enamel, minor foil damage, some scratching to
stones, (especially those that can be found on Aurora Borealis (AB) coated
stones), Small chips and/or other flaws are either minor or not very
Good Condition= signs of normal wear and age. Noticeable plating and/or enamel loss, copper may have some
scratching, original patination is sparse or completely void, some dull. cloudy or graying stones.
Fair Condition = major condition problems, broken or loose
pin stems, serious wear, plating gone, loose hinges, deterioration of stones,
probably not in desirable wearing condition,
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