Unique custom handmade jewelry designs!

Choose a cabochon for a one of a kind piece of contemporary designer jewelry created especially for you.

  Handcrafted Art Jewelry


Ordering Information

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Order Regular Mail


For Custom Order Jewelry - see special ordering information

Shopping at our site is safe and secure because all personal and credit card information is encrypted and protected using the Secure Socket Layer Protocol (SSL) by PayPal. By clicking the or button next to the item shown, your credit card and personal information is transferred in encrypted form to PayPal. Bernardine Fine Art Jewelry uses PayPal for our payment processor. PayPal accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit and debit cards or you may transfer payment from your PayPal account. PLEASE NOTE: In order to protect ourselves from fraudulent orders, we ship ONLY to PayPal confirmed addresses.For questions regarding PayPal, please click on the following link: https://www.paypal.com or https://www.paypal.com/help.

For more detailed information, please see our: Privacy Policy.

You may also copy the inventory # and description of the piece and mail this information with your personal
check in USD made out to N. Bernardine (please be sure to include the shipping/insurance fee) to:

N. Bernardine
Bernardine Fine Art Jewelry
4333 Homer Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45227


 email for special requests
call 513-561-3057 to discuss custom order jewelry.






Checks drawn on U.S. Banks made out to N. Bernardine (allow 10 days for check to clear)


PayPal is the method for purchasing your order. It enables any individual or business with an email address to securely send payments online. With a PayPal account, you can choose to pay with your credit card, debit card, bank account, or PayPal account balance for any purchase you make. Your credit card and bank numbers are never seen by the seller or merchant. Plus, you're 100% protected against unauthorized payments sent from your account. You must have a confirmed address in PayPal before we can ship in order to protect us from fraudulent orders.


PayPal - (Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover or Bank transfer via your PayPal account.)        PayPal information


**NOTE:  We ship only to customers in the United States and Canada who have a Confirmed Address in PayPal. We do not currently ship outside of the U.S. or Canada. We do not accept international credit card orders. Shipments to Canada may incur additional fees. Custom and duty fees are the responsibility of the addressee.

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All prices are in U.S. Dollars.  Additional charges may apply for ring sizing or other adjustments on one-of-a-kind items.

Every effort is made to avoid errors in pricing and product information, but sometimes mistakes do happen. If a mistake does occur, we reserve the right to correct it, and in our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any order placed for that item at the incorrect price. Notification will be sent within 2 business days to the email address listed on the order. All prices listed on this site are in U.S. Dollars.

Note: Due to fluctuations in the gold and silver markets, prices are subject to change without notice. Please note that if you order an item that would incur a price increase we will notify you by email or phone and request your approval for the increase. If you do not approve the increase you may cancel the order and receive a full refund. For more detailed information about price increases, please see Gold and Silver Market.

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All jewelry is GUARANTEED to be free from defects in craftsmanship and materials on delivery.  Should the jewelry fail, and examination reveals it was due to negligence on my part I will repair or replace the item at no additional cost.

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Non commissioned currently available jewelry that is not created as a special or custom order may be returned for REFUND, CREDIT or EXCHANGE within 7 days of date received as long as the item is in its original, unused condition, with no missing, broken, or exchanged stones and the finish of both metal and stone(s) is unscratched and unmarred.  Call  before returning the item to obtain a return authorization number, otherwise the package cannot be accepted. Any scratched, altered, blemished, used/worn or broken items are not eligible for a refund or exchange unless the damage occurred during the original shipment, or unless the item(s) were flawed due to our fabrication error.  Original shipping charges and credit card fees (if any) are not refundable.

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Custom order or commissioned jewelry. Pieces that are created as a special order and/or custom design, a custom order, or jewelry that requires modification such as ring sizing or exchanging stones and is ordered on a commission basis is not returnable. My guarantee is that the piece will match the final design you approved including the dimensions, type of stone(s) and metals (gold or silver). Note that all handmade jewelry will differ slightly due to the nature of the craft and may include minor variations in the overall size of the piece(s) and/or minor differences in the stone colors and shape.

Any standard item that is customized (ring sizing, adding stones, changing stones, etc.) is not returnable for refund.

For your security, if you wish to return a non commissioned/non custom order, please return item(s) with an insured courier (USPS Insured, FedEx, UPS) and retain your shipping receipt. Bernardine Fine Art Jewelry is not responsible for item(s) lost or damaged in transit.

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All items that are in stock will be shipped within one (1) to five (5) days of payment confirmation. If an item is no longer in stock, due to a previous sale, the customer will be notified within two business days by email. Options for ordering a similar item will be included in this email notice and an alternative time frame will be suggested.

Custom/commission orders are usually delivered between two to six weeks of order depending on material availability and design considerations. A firm estimate of delivery will be discussed at time of order.

All jewelry is shipped USPS Express Mail, insured, using the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and requires customer signature on delivery. USPS Express Mail is normally received next day with guaranteed delivery within two business days. If you are not available to accept delivery the USPS will leave a notice allowing you to have the package redelivered or to pick it up at the post office.

If purchase is made with a credit card, shipment will be made only to the address verified by PayPal. We do not ship to P.O. Boxes, APOs or FPOs. Should you require shipment to an alternative address for a gift or other reason, please call or email for alternative solutions.

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Updated 10/01/2009 to reflect current USPS postal rates.










$100.01- $200.00
$200.01- $500.00
$500.01- $1000.00
$1000.01- $1500.00

$1500.01 and up



$1500.01 to 5,000.00 - $27.55 plus $1.40 for each $500 or fraction thereof over $1500.00

NOTE: Our shopping cart cannot correctly calculate shipping and insurance costs on orders over $1500.00. For any order exceeding $1500.00, an email will be sent requesting approval of total shipping/insurance fees.

Package Weight


Up to 1 pound $19.50 + applicable insurance fee.
Orders above 1 pound will be individually calculated. An email will be sent requesting approval of total shipping/insurance fees.

These fees are based on the total amount and weight of your order and are shipped USPS Express Mail, insured, using the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Customer signature is required for delivery. 

Shipment will be made only to the PayPal confirmed address.  Should you require shipment to an alternative address for a gift or other reason, please call or email for alternative solutions.

Please see **NOTE above about credit card orders from outside the United States.)

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I guarantee the craftsmanship  and materials of my jewelry and that all characterizations and descriptions are accurate.  If you decide you do not want the jewelry after purchase, you may return it within one week (7 days from date received) as long as the item has not been worn and is returned in original condition (see Return Policy).  Only items in their original and unused condition may be returned.  The price, minus shipping charges and credit card fees (if any), will be refunded gladly.


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When sending an order by  email
be sure to include full description of item and inventory # and your daytime phone number.



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