Anonymous asked: question, do you think you'll make hematite rings again? the agate ones really don't look that black, and I want to support you guys because you're awesome, but agate doesn't seem very ace-ring-y :(
actually, that’s not true, but it might look that way because of our TERRIBLE PICTURES. the hematite rings are way more greyish-black than our agate rings, except our agate rings are more often scored with some other color because that’s how agate is
and also because we are too cheap to buy just one color of agate.
our hematite dealer turned out to be an illegal person* who also sold guns as well as stones, so we don’t know when or how we’ll get more hematite. we have some left over, but it’s not going to make too many rings.
we’re looking into other materials, mainly lucite, which is a weird polyurethrchemical thing, but ????? who knows.
*I do not mean that they were an illegal immigrant, which is an OK thing to be. I mean that they did illegal things, and was a criminal, which is also an OK thing to be as long as you are not selling me hematite as well.
our panic time being at roughly two weeks, I dutifully checked on all of the packages tracking numbers to find out that they were “stuck” at a Michigan facility
I called up the facility to check what was up
apparently they had never arrived
I called my school which is where I had dropped them off
they were like “we can’t ship things with tracking numbers on them” and I was like ?????? why
all packages except a few are now back in my possession and they should be shipped AGAIN tomorrow
a couple people might get new tracking numbers
IN LESS BORING NEWS:
I glassblew (??) a couple things and they should be up for sale eventually
mostly I think they are fantastically ugly so they will probably be bargain bin items since they are not related to anything
Anonymous asked: How long would you say the rings take to ship? I ordered an agate ring, and it said it was shipped a week ago. I really don't mind waiting, but how long should I wait before assuming it got lost in the mail? (I live in California, if that helps.)
Our Panic Time is approximately two weeks, but if you write in with your order # I can check the TRACKING NUMBER, which I forgot to send out and now cannot send out due to vague embarrassment over not sending it in the first place.
[Or, like, I mean, you can check it. I am in fact in possession of numbers which anyone can check. The USPS lets anyone check. It is not an admin power or anything.]
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wow thanks Etsy
everything is still marked ‘not shipped’ despite my best efforts
looks like we’ll have to do this…MANUALLY
ALSO we made a size 10 ring that hasn’t shattered yet so HERE’S HOPING that there will be more???
it was discovered that INTERNET PROBLEMS were the source of my troubles
also my wireless printer printed out approximately 30 more printer labels than needed
probably I will shred them for Security Reasons
and when I say “everybody got double shipping notifications” I clearly actually meant “nobody got any shipping notifications” so I’m here to tell you that I will fix this in the morning it’s 3:30am
whoa I restarted my computer at an odd time so some of you may have gotten DOUBLE shipping notifications today
rest assured, I did not ship things twice
"contains two weirdly-colored agate rings. worth about $4"
THAT’LL DISCOURAGE POTENTIAL THIEVES