Frequently Asked Questions
How are your Artifacts sourced?
Through Jenn’s international travels, she has maintained relationships with many reputable artists, dealers and galleries, to bring unique and rare items to you. Specializing in vintage jewelry... and unique arts from N. Africa and N. America... she always tries to buy directly from artisans when possible, paying their asking price and avoiding undervaluation.
How are your original jewelry designs, by J. Dewey Designs, made?
Jenn has been a goldsmith for 20+ years, specializing in ancient goldsmithing techniques: lost wax casting, granulation, chasing & repoussé, cuttle bone casting, gem setting and hand fabrication. Working in FAIRMINED and recycled precious metals - gold, silver & platinum... and responsibly sourced gemstones, with heirloom and conflict-free diamonds... whenever possible. Feel free to email Jenn to find out what new pieces may be on the workbenches.
May I use images from your website?
All images are the sole property of J Dewey Designs, LLC. Please contact us to discuss the possible use of our beautiful images, as anything is possible with permissions.
Do you take custom orders?
Custom orders are welcomed and will be considered by Jenn. If the piece desired is out of Jenn's scope of work, she will try to refer you to an appropriate jeweler. Also, feel free to email Jenn to find out what new pieces may be on her workbench.
Is gift wrapping available?
Yes - for smaller items! And drop shipping the gift to a recipient, is also a possibility.
Larger items are difficult to gift wrap, due to box size needed... they will be packaged securely to ensure a safe shipment.
If gift wrap is not requested... smaller items, such as jewelry, will be packaged in an attractive, reusable, biodegradable pouch and/or recycled gift box, whenever possible.
What is your exchange/return policy?
Unworn items, in original packaging, may be exchanged or returned for full refund, within four weeks of receipt.
Faulty items should be reported upon receipt, via email/messaging, for a full refund or repair.
Each item is carefully examined prior to shipping. Vintage and antique artifacts and jewelry are sold “as is”.
Do you offer repairs?
Items purchased from Jenn Dewey Designs / AMULET will be considered for repair services. Cost of repair (or lack of) and shipping will be determined on a case by case basis, by Jenn.
Will you ship Internationally?
We ship worldwide, insured, via USPS and Priority Mail. Special courier services may be arranged for high value or larger items, if needed.
All products listed for sale are currently available.
If you see something you love on the Archives Page, I may be able to custom make a similar piece.
Most vintage and antique items are unique or one of a kind... but feel free to ask Jenn to try and source something for you, from her many reputable contacts.
Prices are all listed in USD.
Do you charge sales tax?
Sales tax is applied for sales within Colorado, US.
Do you offer financing or layaway?
Yes, we’re always happy to assist with a payment plan, to ensure you get the pieces you love. A 50% down payment is preferable to hold an item - with final payment due within approx. three months of initiating a layaway (some flexibility possible). Please email us at email@example.com, to discuss and arrange for payments.
What is FAIRMINED?
"Fairmined is an initiative whose label certifies gold (and silver) of responsible origin. Guarantee that its is a traceable gold, extracted with the best mining practices aimed at preserving the environment, and support the development of artisanal and small-scale mining communities." Fairmined.org
What is FAIRMINED Certified gold (and silver)?
"Fairmined certified gold comes from artisanal and small-scale mining organizations certified to the Fairmined standard. This certification guarantees that the gold (and silver) has been extracted in harmony with nature, human dignity and sustainable development, contributing to the transformation of lives in these mining communities." Fairmined.org
Inclusivity & Non-Discrimination
Diversity is to be celebrated! This business believes in marriage equality... and serves clients of all race, ethnicity, creed, gender, orientation, size or disability.