10 pieces of apple green Guatemalan jadeite, handcut and hand polish. Perfect for macrame work, or wire wrapping. 4 different shapes and dimensions: -3 drops pieces (3.5 x 1.8 x 0.5 cm) -3 rhomboid pieces (3.8 x 2 x 0.5 cm) -2 oval pieces (3.6 x 2.1 x 0.5 cm) -2 leaf shape pieces (4.2 x 1.7 x 0.6 cm)
Jadeite is a pyroxene mineral and one of the two types of pure jade. The other is known as nephrite jade. Jadeite is the rarer of the two jades The history of jadeite goes back several thousand years when it was first used to make weapons and tools because of its toughness. Jadeite was highly prized by the Mayans and Aztecs, Jadeite ranges in color. It occurs in green, white, orange, yellow, lavender, gray and black. The main source of jadeite is Myanmar (Burma). Guatemala is also an important source for jadeite. The Mayans and Aztecs believed that jadeite could cure pains in the side of the body. Jadeite was used from prehistoric periods for hardstone carving. Jadeite has about the same hardness as quartz.
As soon as your purchase has been confirmed items will be shipped from Mexico within 1-3 business days using Sepomex (Mexico registered regular mail service), it includes tracking #. It can be checked first on www.correosdemexico.gob.mx and same number can be checked after more or less 10 business days on USPS website, within the USA. Or any other country´s post service website. Most international packages will arrive between 15-20 business days. In our experience items always arrive, but sometimes could take 5 to 10 more business days. Sepomex is the economical way of shipping, it works, but it is slow. For domestic (Mexico) delivery it usually takes 8 to 10 business days.
If you feel you would like to have your item delivered faster, without spending too much, we recommend Mexpost, (Mexico registered priority mail) a faster yet economical enough service. It also includes a tracking #, for Mexico check on www.correosdemexico.gob.mx and within the USA on USPS website after more or less 5 business days. Or in any other country´s post service website. We offer the best price and service possible for an international delivery from Mexico. Please see details below.
If you need even faster delivery we can also ship through DHL and Fedex.
Please check the price list below (notice: all shipping costs include up to 3 items):
Sepomex (Certified regular mail): -USA & Canada- $5 usd (15-20 business days or more) -Europe- $6 usd (20-25 business days or more) -Australia.$10 usd (20-25 busines days or more) -Mexico- $3 usd (8-10 business days) Any other country please contact us.
Mexpost (Certified priority mail): -USA & Canada- $25 usd (8-14 business days) -Europe- $30 usd ( 12-18 business days) -Australia- $32 usd (12-18 business days) -Mexico- $10 usd (3 business days) Any other country please contact us.
DHL: -USA $50 usd (3 days) -Europe $70 usd (5 days) -Mexico $15 usd (2 days) Any other country please contact us.
Fedex: -USA $35 usd (4 days) -Europe $45 usd (8 days) -Mexico $10 usd (5 days) Any other country please contact us.
NOTICE: Once the item is shipped we have no control on post office or custom delay. International customers are responsible for any custom fee, tax and duty associated with shipping and purchasing to their respective countries at the time of delivery. We cannot calculate custom fees should they occur. Please contact your local custom agency for additional information.
At the moment, we only accept Paypal payments. If you don’t have a Paypal account please contact us so we can find a different way of payment.
Returns & exchanges
CANCELLATIONS: Please notify us immediately via convo if you need to cancel an order. If we have not shipped the order, we will cancel it and refund you the total, less our 3.5% handling fee. If the order has been shipped, then it may be returned via the Returns process once you have received it.
RETURN PROCESS: We will accept returns within 5 days of delivery with written confirmation from us for a full refund of the original purchase price (not including any shipping costs). The item must be unworn and in its original condition and packaging. We require returns to be shipped via a carrier that provides tracking information and delivery confirmation. Any refunds will be credited to the original payment method used. Please note that you need to obtain written confirmation from us via convo for any returns/exchanges. Conditions of return: Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
NOTICE: We are offering for the launching of the store free fast DHL shipping on purchases of $500 usd or more!