All custom orders are final sale. This includes any custom changes to an existing design (i.e. dimensions, colour, stone size), smaller or larger sizes than what is indicated on our website, and one-off designs.
All custom design projects typically require a minimum of 6-8 weeks to complete.
A deposit is required to commence production on all custom orders. Payment schedules can be customized based on your needs.
In the event that a customer decides not to continue to completion with a custom order once a deposit has been made, there will be no refund for work already completed up to the point of cancellation.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the CUSTOM DESIGN page to learn more about the process.
We provide a two-year warranty on all of our jewellery from the date of the final invoice. For custom orders, the warranty begins when the item is completed.
If any issues arise in within this period beyond normal wear and tear, we will repair your jewellery free of charge. It is your responsibility to ship and insure your jewellery to our facility. Heather Rathbun Jewellery Design will return your piece insured once repaired.
Any damage caused that is not due to a manufacturing defect is not covered under the warranty.
Items purchased beyond the warranty period, as well as damaged pieces can be repaired by Heather Rathbun Jewellery Design. Fees for this service will vary according to the extent of repair. If you need a repair, please refer to the RETURNS + REPAIRS section for more information.
Please refer to the JEWELLERY CARE page for proper handling of all our products. Failure to follow these instructions could result in the voiding of a warranty.
Returns are accepted for exchange or store credit within 60 days of receipt for an item in its original condition with original packaging. This does not include shipping costs.
All items on sale are final sale. No returns will be accepted.
All gold orders are made to order and are not applicable for exchange.
If an item needs to be returned for any reason other than manufacturer’s defect, all shipping fees related to the returned item are the customer’s responsibility. This includes any fees to return the item to our facility, as well as (when applicable) fees related to ship a replacement item to the customer. The customer is responsible for insuring a return. If the repair is covered under our warranty policy, the customer is responsible for shipping expenses and insurance to send the item to our facility and Heather Rathbun Jewellery Design will cover the costs to return the repaired item.
Items that have been worn, used, or altered will not be accepted for store credit or exchange.
To return a purchase, please contact email@example.com for a return authorization form, which includes directions to ensure proper procedure for return. In the subject line please include RETURN.
For repairs, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a return authorization form, which includes directions to ensure proper procedure for return. In the subject line please include REPAIR.
If these instructions are not followed exactly and charges are applied to Heather Rathbun Jewellery Design, the shipment will be refused and returned to the sender.
All of our products are handcrafted and some of our pieces are made to order. Please read the specifications on each product page, indicating the specific lead time for an item not listed as in stock.
When an item is in stock, the order will be dispatched within 3 business days from the date the order is placed.
Shipping fees cover the cost of shipping and handling. For international orders (outside of Canada), items are subject to all duties and taxes imposed by your country and will be billed to you separately by the carrier. If an item needs to be returned for any reason other than manufacturer’s defect, all shipping fees related to the returned item are the customer’s responsibility.
We ship worldwide - shipping rates may vary for international orders. All taxes and duties will be the responsibility of the customer on international shipments.
Within Canada and USA: Free shipping on orders over $200.00 before taxes.
Shipping to Canada: $10.00 CDN*
Shipping to USA & Rest of North America: $20.00 CDN*
Shipping outside North America: $60.00 CDN**
*Canada and USA orders typically require 3-8 business days in transit.
**International orders typically require 5-14 business days in transit.
We use either Canada Post or Fed Ex to ship, and all packages are sent with a tracking number.
We cannot directly control delivery times, especially concerning customs clearance. If you require a faster shipping option, please contact email@example.com and we will do our best to accommodate your request. Additional shipping costs will apply.
Custom orders cannot be cancelled once production has commenced. If it has, a partial refund may be possible, depending how far along the order is.
You may cancel a web order as long as the item has not shipped. Your payment will be reimbursed minus a processing fee.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We collect information from you when you register on our site by placing an order, subscribing to our mailing list, responding to a survey, sending a widget or blog.
Purchasing: When you make a purchase on heatherrathbun.com, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect personal information from each customer such as your name, address, email address and payment information.
Email marketing: With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only. If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How to withdrawal consent: If after you opt-in, if you change your mind you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclosure: We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms + Conditions.
AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you acknowledge that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use heatherrathbun.com.
THIRD PARTY SERVICES + LINKS
Web host: Our store is hosted by Shopify. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and their general application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
Google analytics: heatherrathbun.com uses Google Analytics to help us learn about who visits our site and what pages are being looked at.
TERMS + CONDITIONS
Please visit our Terms + Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations/liability governing the use of our website.
This website is operated by Heather Rathbun. Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Heather Rathbun. Your use of heatherrathbun.com and/or your placement of an order, indicates you acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here. By visiting our site and/or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following Terms + Conditions. You can review the most current version of the Terms + Conditions at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms + Conditions. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.
PRODUCTS + WARRANTY
We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colours and images of our products that appear at the store. We cannot guarantee that your computer monitor's display of any color will be accurate. Measurements of the dimensions of our products are estimates only. Actual dimensions may vary. We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to limit the sales of our products to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or services that we offer. All descriptions of products or product pricing are subject to change at anytime without notice, at the sole discretion of Heather Rathbun Jewellery Design. We reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. All of Heather Rathbun Jewellery Design’s products are guaranteed against manufacturing defects only for 2 years from the date of the invoice. Normal wear and tear, abuse, or any damage caused as a result of mishandling as outlined on our Jewellery Care page is not covered under the warranty. Heather Rathbun Jewellery Design reserves the right to refuse warranty services on any product sold, even if the product was purchased within the warranty period. Failure to follow our jewellery care instructions will void the warranty on any purchased product. Any repairs or alterations done by another jeweller within the warranty period may void the warranty.
PRICING AND SALES TAX
All prices shown on the website are in Canadian dollars (CDN). For customers residing in Canada, all prices are subject to their provinces or territories taxes. International orders are not subject to Canadian tax; however, all products are subject to all duties and taxes imposed by your country and will be billed to you separately by the carrier.
MODIFICATION TO THE SERVICE AND PRICES
Prices for our products are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time. We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
ACCURACY OF BILLING AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION
You agree to provide current, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made at our store. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed. We reserve the right to refuse any order you place with us. We may, at our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that we make a change to or cancel an order, we may attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.
You agree that Heather Rathbun/Heather Rathbun Jewellery Design, its employees or other representatives shall not be liable for damages arising from the operation, content or use of heatherrathbun.com. You agree that this limitation of liability is comprehensive and applies to all damages of any kind, including without limitation: direct, indirect, compensatory, special, incidental, punitive and consequential damages.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
This site is owned and operated by Heather Rathbun. Unless otherwise specified, all materials appearing on this site, including the text, logos, graphics, icons, images and products are the sole property of Heather Rathbun Jewellery Design. All software used on the site is the sole property of Heather Rathbun or those supplying the software. You may use the content of this site only for the purpose of shopping on this site or placing an order on this site and for no other purpose. No materials from this site may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means without Heather Rathbun’s prior written permission. All rights are reserved. Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on this site may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties. All custom graphics, icons, logos and service names are registered trademarks; trademarks or service marks of Heather Rathbun and all other trademarks or service marks are property of their respective owners. The use of any Heather Rathbun Jewellery Design trademark or service mark without Heather Rathbun’s express written consent is strictly prohibited.
We may provide you with access to third-party tools over which we neither monitor or have any control or input. You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools ”as is” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools.
ERRORS, OMISSIONS AND INACCURACIES
Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order). We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website including without limitations, pricing information.
CHANGES TO TERMS + CONDITIONS
You can review the most current version of the Terms + Conditions at any time on this page. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms + Conditions by posting updates and changes to our website. It is the responsibility of the customer to check our website periodically for changes.