Swab & Bearing, a newly started jewelry and accessories line based in Chicago needs your help to expand, and launch this summer 2011. Read more
This project was successfully funded on June 26, 2011.
About this project
Who are we: Swab and Bearing, is a newly started business that creates handmade nautical inspired jewelry. Our mission is to provide eco-friendly jewelry and accessories that are fun, easy to wear, and affordable.
Why we need you: This summer 2011, Swab & Bearing will be available to the public. Currently I'm designing every piece by hand in my apartment in Chicago. With your help and support I will be able to outsource local production help, purchase better tools and natural materials, design and launch a website, and finalize the Swab & Bearing logo and branding details. I'm so excited and invested in this brand, and I want to prove that you can be fashionable and still be responsible about the environment.
What makes us different: My inspiration for Swab & Bearing is rooted in my love of the ocean, and my passion for the environment and wildlife. In each peice I try to incorporate as many natural materials as I can such as hemp, all natural twine, and different types of boat rope. My ultimate goal is not only to create quality jewelry but to also promote a "green" lifestyle.
Remember, every contribution helps. All donations will be greatly appreciated and go the materials and production of Swab & Bearing. Please take a moment to check out my video.
I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have. Feel free to email me at email@example.com. Thank you!
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
Pledge $10 or more
With a $10.00 donation you will receive a handwritten thank you note on a Swab & Bearing post card.
Pledge $15 or more
With a $15.00 donation you will receive a personal thank you note and a signature hand-made bracelet.
Pledge $20 or more
With a $20.00 donation you will receive a personal thank you note and a signature hand-made necklace.
Pledge $30 or more
With a $25.00 donation you will receive a personal thank you note and a signature hand-made necklace and bracelet.
Pledge $35 or more
With a $30.00 donation you will receive a personal thank you note and a signature hand-made brass plated bracelet and necklace.
Pledge $50 or more
With a $50.00 donation you will receive a personal thank you note and a signature hand-made bracelet and necklace. In addition you will recieve a custom Swab & Bearing t-shirt
Pledge $100 or more
With a $100.00 donation you will receive a personal thank you note and a signature hand-made bracelet (silver-plated and brass). In addition you will receive a custom T-shirt and a consultation over the phone to design an additional piece of custom jewelry.
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