Terms and Conditions for Custom Design Handmade Jewellery:

1. Free Initial Consultation:
a. We offer a complimentary first consultation to discuss the design brief for the jewellery job.
b. During this consultation, we will provide detailed quotes based on the discussed requirements.

2. Deposit Requirement:
a. Once the direction of the job and the price are agreed upon, a minimum of 50% deposit is required to initiate the project.
b. The deposit amount is nonrefundable once it is paid.

3. Material Procurement:
a. Once the deposit is received, we will proceed to purchase the necessary materials for the job.
b. The cost of materials will be included in the final balance of the job.

4. Design Presentation:
a. If the job requires a design, we will provide a to-scale hand-drawn design once the materials are acquired.
b. The design remains the property of JTaranaki.

5. Credit for Metals:
a. Any metals taken as credit towards the job will become the property of JTaranaki once the deposit is paid.

6. Customer-Supplied Materials:
a. In cases where customers provide their own materials, we will work with them but assume no responsibility for the quality or suitability of those materials.

7. Final Payment:
a. The remaining balance of the job must be settled upon completion, prior to the pick-up or delivery of the finished piece.
b. Failure to make the final payment within the agreed-upon timeframe may result in additional charges or cancellation of the order.

8. Ownership and Intellectual Property:
a. The finished jewellery piece will become the property of the customer upon receipt of full payment.
b. Designs created by JTaranaki remain the exclusive property of JTaranaki and may be used for promotional purposes.

9. Warranty and Repairs:
a. We offer a warranty on craftsmanship for a specified period, which covers any necessary repairs due to defects in our workmanship.
b. The warranty does not cover damages caused by mishandling, accidents, or improper care.

10. Amendments and Cancellations:
a. Any changes or amendments to the agreed-upon design or job specifications must be discussed and approved by both parties.
b. In the event of a cancellation after the deposit is paid, the deposit amount will not be refunded.

By paying the deposit you agree to these terms and conditions.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation with these terms and conditions. If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.