Welcome to the Snarky Owl Workshop

where older is better than newer, natural is better than man-made, and individuality is better than mainstream cookie-cutter fashion

Natural Gemstones

natural gemstones of various colors, shapes, and sizes

Natural Stone Donut Pendants

All our stone donuts are natural, undyed stone and come with our... 

Time to go au natural

Why mess with Mother Nature?
When we search for new gemstones, we want them untreated. That means no dyes, no irradiation, no synthetics. Honest.

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Vintage Jewelry

Vintage Finds

Vintage costume jewelry too wonderful to upcycle, and obviously in (very) short... 

vintage red Coro bracelet, vintage goldtone leaf brooch
five vintage brooches by Monet, Lisner, Danecraft
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    Natural Gemstones

    The new gemstones in your Snarky Owl originals will not be dyed, irradiated, or synthetic.
    Heat-treated gemstones and unidentified upcycled materials will be disclosed in the product description.

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    High Standards

    Before your order ships, both of us will quality-check your jewelry.
    If we aren't happy with it, we won't ship it until we are.

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    Fast Shipping

    If your items are ready-to-ship, we're ready to drop them in the mail for you! Made-to-order and custom jewelry orders will have a specified turnaround time before shipping.

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One-of-a-Kind Upcycled Designs

Upcycled Designs

Discover one-of-a-kind jewelry designed with upcycled materials, only at The Snarky Owl... 

Custom Designs

If you're looking for a special gift and have a custom request or substitution, send us a message with your request. You'll receive a same-day response, and we can set up a custom order for you. 

We love happy customers!

Check out what fellow shoppers have said about The Snarky Owl Workshop:

"I love the earrings. They are very pretty and unique. They came quickly and I would do business with this seller in the future." -- Sharon

Prettier than pictured. This is a gift for a friend. I think she'll love them!" --Therese

"I love both items!  The quality is phenomenal.  I can tell that Pete and Laura really take care to make quality products.  I have received so many compliments on both pieces.  I will definitely shop here again!" --Christine

​"So pretty on! I am having a hard time deciding what I want for myself. " --Camille

"Very fast service! Thanks!" --Jaymalin

"Love, love , love these earrings. I have purchased about three pair (these are my favorite) and a pendant and earring set. I intended to give as gifts but I really want all for myself. The craftsmanship is amazing and to anyone contemplating a purchase you will not be disappointed. Laura and Pete are professional and very accommodating. So glad I made these purchase. But hmmm! What to keep for myself!!" -- Camille

"I was worried that the beads would be too big, but they turned out to be the perfect size. They also came two days early. I know my mom will like them for mothers day." --Jon

"Beautiful necklace, just as gorgeous as the one pictured. Fabulous stone. Nicely packaged, great attention to detail. Fast shipping too — arrived three days early! Highly recommended. . . " --Pawlie