Taking some time out to enjoy early Summer. Back with you 27th June. Please message me with any queries or if you would like to reserve something. I will respond. Joy xx

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Fused Glass Flower Greetings Card Mothers Day Birthday Keepsake Gift

£6.00

A lovely little greetings card with a detachable pretty fused flower for a keepsake gift.

The greeting card are 10cm Square and blank except for my “with love’ handwritten note.

The flower hanger is a 5cm square clear glass base with the 5 rounded petals standing slightly proud. The centre is formed from a base of green glass with precious shiny dichroic glass on top to make it extra special. I’ve added a little green to the edges round the flower for colour.

I’ve made the flowers in several different colours, all equally pretty and will add more colours as I find space in my little kiln.

The flower is designed to detach from the card so it can hang from its silver ribbon.

The greetings card has a matching plain white strong envelope.

As an alternative, if you prefer, I can send the flower in a little organza gift bag together with a white business sized gifting card blank except for my ‘With Love’ handwritten motif. All ready for you to add your own message.

I send both types in a pretty blue Pip box so it fits through the letterbox.
I include a loose bright red heart sticker in case you want to add as decoration before gifting.

You can select the type of card you want by clicking the appropriate little picture.

Made with and by Joy to be given with love.

The heart cards are all ready to post with postage charged for Royal Mail 1st class large letter.
Please see Details below for more information.

My glass fusing kiln is only small so all my fused glass pieces are all very special,, no mass production possible. Each batch of 9 flowers will differ from the next as I use a different set of colours each time. They are all equally pretty.

Fused glass 5cm pretty 5 petal flowers.
The flowers are cut from coloured Bullseye fusing glass which is then stacked on a square of clear glass before I add a centre of precious and expensive Dichroic glass.
Very pretty and gloriously shiny.

Then fired in my little kiln at a hot tac fuse temperature (775 degrees) to fuse all the glass together to a lovely shine and smooth the edges but also leave the petasl standing proud..

I then drill a hole in the top and thread with silver ribbon for hanging.

Posted out Royal Mail first class large letter with padding to keep it safe on its journey to you.
If you are posting the greeting card then please add some padding to protect the flower or post together in the Pip box it arrived in.

I am more than happy to post direct. Please give me the gift message you want me to include on the card if you do.

Shipping Countries: United Kingdom (UK)


 

Shipping Policy

My Shipping Policy

I will always do my very best to post out same or next day and I post first class. I can generally post every day except Sundays and bank holidays. I post from my local post-office which is very reliable and it is very rare for my packages to go missing. They are very clearly labelled and also have my return address on the outside. I copy / paste the address you supply to make sure I don’t accidentally change it and the only change I do make is to auto change post codes to Upper Case where necessary.

My glass is always very securely packaged to try allow for posties playing football with them at the sorting office so they are well padded out inside and I use tape round the outside, where appropriate, to provide extra bouncability. I recycle packaging wherever possible.

I use some rather innovative (!) boxes for packing my smaller pieces of glass. Takeaway / microwave lidded boxes which are incredibly useful as they are air-tight so great for my storage of finished pieces and see-through so I can tell what is inside.
They also, with the addition of a small amount of bubblewrap, provide a very good protective cocoon for the glass in the post.
And an added advantage is that you can reuse the box once you have removed the glass !

Larger pieces which don't fit into my boxes are sent in see-through popper envelopes and are very well padded with bubble, cardboard and bouncy tape.

I always include a suction hook with each piece. These are as strong as I can find but it is a good idea to reseal to the glass every week or so by pressing firmly in the centre. Heavier pieces are safer hung from a permanently located hook. My glass pieces are as strong as I can make them and I do give consideration always to strength when putting them together but they are made of glass and prefer not to be dropped onto a hard floor.

Most of my packages do not go through the letter box as it is impossible to get them flat enough while protecting with enough padding. If your package has not arrived a couple of days after posting please check to see if it has been left in a secure place somewhere or check with your postie. The only packages I send by large letter post in PIP boxes to go through the letter box are pieces of jewellery and small fused pieces. I do not consider the depth of the boxes, maximum 2.5cm, adequate for the padding needed to post any other pieces of my glass safely.

I post lower priced individual items standard first class but more expensive items and orders for more than one piece may need to be sent signed for first class to allow cover from Royal Mail in the unlikely event of a problem. The system should charge you the correct postage to allow for that. If it charges you too little then my mistake, my loss. If too much then I will refund you the excess.

OVERSEAS ORDERS

Yes please. I love to send my glass to a new home and will happily post anywhere that someone wants it. I do however tend to only set up overseas shipping rates when requested so if you try to order and at checkout it will not allow shipping to the country you need please contact me, let me know what it is you are trying to order and I will quickly flick a magic switch to set the correct price and allow the overseas postage to go through.

Postage Refund

I have attempted to set up my postal costs so they calculate an accurate total price even if you order more than one piece. If I find it has overcharged you then I will refund you any postal overcharge.

GPDR Policy

I, Joy Salt, am the data-controller of your personal information as it relates to my shop JOYSOFGLASS on The British Craft House.
When you place an order from me, I will receive your name, delivery address, telephone number and email address from The TBCH system in order that I can process your order.
I will only use these details to process and deliver your order or to deal with any queries you have related to that order.
The only circumstances in which I will share your data are in processing your order or complying with the law.
I will never use or pass on your information to third parties for marketing purposes or any other purpose, other than the circumstances listed below, or add you to any mailing list without your explicit consent.
The circumstances in which I may share your data are: • With TBCH to comply with my obligations. • With mail delivery companies or couriers in order to fulfil your order. • To comply with any legal or tax obligations that I have.
I will only retain your details for as long as necessary and in order to process the transaction and I will securely store any data collected during that period.
I retain personal data related to orders or customer queries for six years. After this time, I will delete your data from my records. You have the right to know what personal data I hold about you, and to ask for that data to be changed or deleted. You also have the right to complain to the ICO if you believe there is a problem with the way I handle your data.


 

Refund Policy

Product Refund Policy
If you are not entirely happy with your item I am happy to accept returns or exchanges. Cancellation only if the item has not been shipped.

To return your item, please notify me within 14 days from the date you received your item. Items should be returned within 30 days. To be eligible for a full refund, unless item is received faulty or damaged, your item must be in the same condition that you received it and in its original packaging.

I pack my glass with extreme care against postal damage but in the unlikely event that something should arrive damaged I would really appreciate a photo so I can work out how it might have happened. This does not of course affect your right to a refund.

You as the buyer are responsible for return postage unless item arrives damaged or faulty.

I always enclose my full contact and address details with your order. If you do need to return something to me, my email address is
[email protected]
and my postal address is :
Joy Salt
JOYSOFGLASS
1 Abbey Cottages
Withington Green
Leigh
Near Uttoxeter
Staffs
ST10 4QF

Tel 01889 502294