Terms of Sale
1. OUR PRODUCTS
Each piece comes with its own customized box that is in a cardboard packet tied with ribbon, along with a travel pouch that is also included. Verification reports are included with the purchase at no extra charge, with the exception of some items where no verification report is provided; Items without a verification report are guaranteed to be as described by House of Vasa Ltd.
All of our bespoke/custom items carry our logo, a metal purity stamp, and are guaranteed by us to be as described.
All items in the Imperial Collection come with a certificate of origin stating the purchase date, their authenticity, and a serial number.
We would be happy to offer a free inspection for items purchased from House of Vasa Ltd., as it is recommended to check for damage caused by wear and tear, and loose stones, every six months to a year. If there are any suggested repairs to be done after the inspection, an estimate will be provided and must be agreed to by the customer before work is commenced. Shipping is the customer’s sole responsibility and all shipments must be sent with a tracking number.
Where possible, we will repair damage caused by wear and tear, and accidents. We will always provide you with a quote for your acceptance before commencing repairs.
2) Imperial Collection:
We require the total balance to be paid in full as our systems do not allow for split payments/ deposits to be made at this time.
The item will be made to detail as described in our listings with any choices the client has made at the time of order (for example: gold colour, etc.).
We do not accept returns on custom pieces as they are not held in stock and are made to your specifics.
All of our bespoke items carry our logo, a metal purity stamp, and are guaranteed by us to be as described.
All items in the Imperial Collection come with a certificate of origin stating the purchase date, their authenticity, and a serial number.
We reserve the right to change our prices without notice. However, we will always honour the price that appears on the product at the time of order.
4) Return Policy
To start the return process, please review our policy below and contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
You are able to return most of our items in accordance with our Return Policy, however, there are some items that we do not accept returns on since they are made to order and specifically sized, just for you. If an item is non-refundable, we will make note of that in the description.
*Items in the Imperial Collection are non-refundable.
Once the return is verified, we will contact you to let you know what the shipping costs are to return the item. You are responsible for covering all the costs of return shipping and items must be shipped to us through our insured shipper. We will not accept items shipped by another shipping company. If you agree to these conditions, we will send you a return label.
Items must be returned in original, unaltered condition with all the packaging, documentation, and certificates originally provided within seven (7) days of being received by you. Upon receiving the returned item, we will inspect it to ensure that it does not show signs of wear and is not damaged or altered. If we agree to issue a refund, the refund will be processed within 10 days of us receiving the returned item. To be eligible for a refund, items must not have been sized or altered in any way by a party other than House of Vasa Ltd. No jewellery will be accepted for return if it is damaged, altered or worn. All sales are final after 7 days.
5) International Shipments: Customs, Duties and Taxes
All items are shipped with tracking via Malca-Amit Express/Fedex; In-stock items have an approximate shipment time of 1-4 days, not including possible delays due to customs.
*Please note that we do not ship on Canadian nationally observed holidays.
We are unfortunately unable to ship to a few international locations due to import regulations regarding gemstones and precious metals.
Our checkout system will detect this restriction automatically but if somehow this issue pertains to an order that has been placed, you will notified via email about this circumstance and your order will be cancelled. You will be provided with a full-refund.
You may be subject to customs fees, import duties and other charges: please note that these are the buyer’s responsibility. Once your order arrives in your country, the carrier such as FedEx, or UPS, will contact you to arrange for any payments due. These customs related charges are not determined by us and we have no control over them.
6) Delivery and Receipt of your purchase
You must ensure that someone is available to sign for acceptance of delivery when the item is delivered to you. If you are not available to accept a delivery, the shipping company will notify you (usually by leaving a notice on your door) that they attempted to deliver the package and will make another attempt at delivery, or hold it for pickup before returning it to House of Vasa Ltd.
Please inspect the package upon receipt for signs of tampering or damage.
If there appears to be any signs of tampering or damage, do not accept the package and contact House of Vasa Ltd. immediately at: email@example.com
If you accept a package that is damaged or tampered with, you do so at your own risk. We will not issue you a refund or pay for a repair if the product is damaged.
Questions and concerns upon receipt:
If there are questions or concerns about an item you purchased, please contact us immediately upon receipt: firstname.lastname@example.org
7) Verification Reports
All items are in "as is" condition, which is described on the verification reports. The reports have been provided by an independent, certified appraiser ('registered master valuer'). All items have been inspected prior to shipment to verify that they are in wearable condition and as they appear on the verification reports. For items that do not ship with a verification report, we guarantee the item to be as described.
Some items come with a GIA report, this is noted in the items description. The GIA report is included along with the item and verification report at the time of purchase.
8) Custom Jewellery
By clicking “the purchase button, and by signing, and/or entering your credit card information, you (“Client” or “You”) acknowledge that you are ordering Jewellery products from House of Vasa (the “Company”), and you are entering into a legally binding agreement with the Company, subject to the following Terms of Purchase:
- Company will provide jewellery services for a custom designed Jewellery piece (the “Jewellery”) for Client.
The design process begins with one 30-minute initial consultation. Client is encouraged to provide images or drawings of design ideas to be discussed during this initial consultation. Within 14 days of the initial consultation, Company will produce a 3D image of the design based on the discussions with the Client. Client agrees to pay a fee of 350.00 to cover the costs of the initial consultation and the 3D rendering fee (the “C&R Fee”), prior to the start of the initial consultation. If Client proceeds to order a custom piece, based on the 3D image, Client will send an email to the Company in which they acknowledge acceptance of the 3D image and the C&R Fee will be applied to the total cost of the Jewellery.
After the 3D image has been created, small changes can be made to the design without further charge. However, if the changes require a reworking of the base design, there will be an additional charge for the requested changes.
- If Client wishes to proceed with fabrication of the Jewellery, Company will provide Client with a quote. This quote is valid for 30 days. If Client accepts this quote, Client will provide Company with a fabrication deposit fee of 30% of the quoted price (the “FD Fee”) which will be applied to the total cost. Client may cancel within 24 hours of paying and receive a refund of the FD Fee only. For greater certainty, cancellation at this stage does not entitle Client to a refund of the C&R Fee.
- Upon completion of fabrication, Client will provide the final payment to Company and Company will provide Client with the Jewellery. If payment is not made by Client upon notice of completion within 3 business days, unless alternate payment arrangements have been pre-approved by Company, Client forfeits the Jewellery, and all monies paid thus far. In addition, Client’s rights in the Client’s 3D design are forfeited if payment in full was not made and may be used at Company’s discretion.
- Timeline: Subject to any other provisions in this agreement, Company will produce a rendering of Client’s chosen design within fourteen (14) business days of the Initial Consultation, and the finished piece within six weeks of the Client paying the F.D. Fee. Rush work will be subject to an additional fee. If possible, an estimate for the rush work will be given at the time of the request. Rush requests (if available) will begin once the client has signed a Request for Rush Fabrication and returned it to Company via email, along with the additional fee required for the rush request.
- The completed Jewellery will be couriered to Client. Client is responsible for all taxes, customs fees, and duties, when applicable.
- As a courtesy to our client(s) we would be happy to offer a free inspection for custom pieces created by us, as it is recommended to check for loose stones and damage caused by wear and tear every year. If there are any suggested repairs to be done after the inspection, a repair estimate will be provided and must be agreed to by the customer before work is commenced. Shipping is the customer’s sole responsibility, and all shipments must be sent with a tracking number.
- Where possible, we will repair damage caused by wear and tear, and accidents. We will not however, commence repairs on any item that has been repaired by someone else. We will always provide you with a quote for your acceptance before commencing repairs.
- Client agrees that Company may post photographs of all development stages of the Jewellery to its social media pages to showcase the custom process as well as a photograph of the finished custom piece. Company agrees not to use Client’s purchased custom 3D renderings in any of its private collections. However, if a potential client requests a custom designed piece that is inspired by a post of the Jewellery, the Company reserves the right to create and charge the potential client for a new 3D rendering and create the piece for the potential client, whether or not the new 3D rendering is based on or inspired by a picture of the Jewellery posted on Company’s social media pages.
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1. LEGAL NOTICES
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