inspired by nature - Inspiration for art can come from anything. For us at Olim Clay Co., inspiration comes from the natural world and the outdoors. Whether it is the color of a sunset, the texture of sand, or the shapes of leaves in a pile, you will always recognize some detail from nature in all of our work and hopefully be inspired to get outside and explore. Learn more here.
everyday jewelry - Some jewelry is intended for special occasions, like a fancy event or a big celebration. Some jewelry you keep locked away in a box, only to hand it down to the next generation. And some jewelry, like ours, is meant to be worn every day. Polymer clay is a durable, lightweight, waterproof material, which means you can wear our earrings, necklaces, rings, and barrettes all day, every day.
high quality - There are many techniques for creating polymer clay jewelry, but we put an emphasis on rigorously testing our techniques to make sure that our jewelry stands the test of time. In addition to well-made clay pieces, we also incorporate high-quality, tarnish-resistant, nickel-free metals such as argentium silver, sterling silver, 14K gold-fill, and titanium. All of this means you can feel confident investing in our pieces for yourself or for a loved one. Learn more here.
small batch - Our jewelry is not made in mass quantities and then left on shelves for months at a time to collect dust. Instead, we create your jewelry when you order it, made just for you. You can be sure that your pieces are as unique as you are.
thoughtfully designed - Thoughtful, intentional designs require planning and prototyping, but they also mean less waste. Since polymer clay is, at the end of the day, a plastic, it is vital that we do everything we can to reduce waste of this material. Creating with an outcome in mind means we do not waste materials on designs that don't make it - and when we do need to do some exploring, all unused clay gets stored and integrated into scrap clay collections.
eco-friendly - Our approach to running an eco-friendly business extends both to our practices, like creating small-batch and thoughtfully designed pieces, as well as to our shipping materials. We use recycled shipping boxes, reusable burlap storage bags, biodegradable packing peanuts, water-activated shipping tape, post-consumer content shipping labels with recyclable backing sheets and adhesive, and thank you cards made from recycled paper. You can feel confident knowing that your online orders are being shipped in a sustainable, earth-friendly way. Learn more here.