Aloha! When you see a symbol of my hand in gold next to the description that
means the Makau is custom made to order. Custom made orders may take 1-2 weeks to carve and ship out after your purchase date. Mahalo nui!
If the listing has a symbol of my hand in gold next to the description, the piece is custom made to order. I carve in sequential order and often have orders I'm working on before your purchase. It may take around 1-3+ weeks carve and ship out. Please let me know if there is a rush to the order, like a birthdate, wedding or other event. There may be an additional charge for expedited orders.
The pieces I make do not break on their own. An immense amount of pressure is needed to snap a fish hook. I can tell by the stress marks if a fish hook was snapped because a dog chewed it, or got snagged on it. Or sometimes, people hook them on doors, shirts, etc.. and their body weight + momentum = SNAP ! Because I carve from one single piece of raw material or in some cases fuse two or more materials together. I can not repair the damaged piece but will have to carve a new one. It's best to practice mindfullness and be aware of your surroundings.
There's a few different ways I get materials. I like to source local for most materials and sometimes go on foraging hunts to discover unique finds. From time to time materials are given to me as a donation to the arts or purchased from certified dealers around the world.
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For orders made in the USA packages generally arrive within 3-5 business days after the piece is complete. International delivery times may vary and can take anywhere from 7-14 days. Expedited shipping can take 1-2 days and additional charges may apply.
Because all pieces are one of a kind or carved to order, I do not accept refunds or returns. I believe in the transference of energy and once you touch the piece the Mana will transfer and the hook will be yours. It would be unfair to re-sell that piece to another customer when so much energy was put into making the piece. I simply could not do it. All sales are final.
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