We accept all major credit cards and PayPal for online purchases.
All payments should be finalized within 24 hours of purchase. Payments are expected immediately upon checkout. Transactions that are not completed within 24 hours are canceled. The payment must go through before the order is processed. Once we receive payment, we will prepare your order to be shipped within 1-2 business days for in-stock items with a confirmation. Or an order will go out immediately to start production on pieces that are not in stock. Allow 1-2 weeks along with extra shipping time. We will notify you when your item is finished and when it’s on its way.
It is required by law to collect sales tax on purchases. Sales tax applies to those in the state of California. The rate is calculated based on 8.75% tax rate. There is NO sales tax outside California.
Prices may be changed at any time due to rapid changes in the metal markets. However, if you place an order, you will be charged the price that is on the website at that time. If you don't place your order on a particular day, we can't guarantee that the same piece will be available at the same price the next day, week or month.
Why does Michelle Valadon jewelry cost more?
If a piece of jewelry is $39.95, $59.95, or $139.95 you know two things—it is made in the Far East with very low wage workers and it is made in runs of thousands. Only very large companies can afford to make runs in the thousands. Quality is usually less, metal weight is light, and designs are simple.
Small companies, such as mine, use manufacturers in the U.S.A. The manufacturers charge a living wage, and while they do give a cost break on making large quantities, small companies rarely can take advantage of this. Also, the more intricate the piece is…the more the cost to manufacture.
Michelle Valadon designs are intricate, have a good metal weight, designed by Michelle personally, and manufactured in the U.S.A. Our prices are the best we can give due to the above reasons. You will have jewelry that you will not see coming and going. We put the utmost care and time into each piece to assure you the quality, craftsmanship, and beauty that you believe in and will treasure for years to come.