This piece is made by hand from vintage material in Chicago IL and is shipped in a hand stamped recycled kraft gift box. Due to the nature of vintage material, very slight variances in color or marks of age may be present on the components used to create your necklace. Please expect the color and tone of your piece to vary slightly from the one photographed. Items ship within 5-10 business days from purchase. Each item is made by hand and to order. Each piece of jewelry is constructed by hand and therefore is very delicate. Please care for your jewelry by keeping it out of water, not wearing it whilst showering or exercising, and by keeping it in a secure place in between uses.