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Shipping & Tracking

What shipping methods are available?

For orders up to $199:

Registered Mail – $9.99, delivery within 14-21 business days after shipping.
DHL Express – $29.99, delivery within 3-5 business days after shipping
Fedex Overnight – $45.00, only when the item is in stock.

For orders $200 and up:

Registered Mail – FREE, delivery within 14-21 business days after shipping.
DHL Express – 29.99, delivery within 3-5 business days after shipping.

Fedex Overnight – $45.00, only when the item is in stock.

How long will it take to get my package?

Depending on which method of shipping you’ve chosen, it will take 2-3 weeks using registered mail and 5-7 days using express shipping.

For more information on shipping options, see our Shipping information page.

How do I track my order?

We always include a tracking number and a web address where you can track your package in the shipping email that is sent with every order.

What if my order gets lost or damaged during shipping?

Every item leaves our store after being reviewed for Quality Assurance. However, in the rare event that an item gets lost or damaged during shipping – we will cover the loss/damage. This very seldom happens, but if it does – let us know and we’ll make sure to fix the damage or replace the item.

How should I contact you if I have any questions?

You can always contact us for any queries, either by phone toll-free at 1-888-452-1949 or by email by filling out a contact form.

Do I need an account to place an order?

You do not need an account to place an order. All you have to do is select “proceed to checkout without creating an account.”

You will still be asked to provide your shipping and billing address.

My package should have arrived by now... What should I do?

If you ordered via registered mail and it has been more than 3 weeks since your package was mailed, or if you ordered via express mail and it has been more than 7 days since your package was mailed – contact us and we’ll look into the shipping delay immediately.

We do our best to make sure packages arrive promptly, but there are some circumstances that are beyond our control: bad weather, airport or postal service strikes, or other Superior Forces. We thank you in advance for your understanding in these cases.

Returning an item

Can I return an item I bought from Baltinester Jewelry?

Yes – Any item, excluding custom orders, can be returned for a full refund or exchange. See our Return Policy section for complete instructions.

Is there a time frame for returning an item?

Yes – Returned items must be sent back to us no later than 30 days after you receive them.

How should I send the item back to you?

If you’re sending an item back to us you must contact us before you send the item. We’ll give you specific mailing instructions to make sure that the returned item won’t get stuck in customs. For more details, see our Terms of Use.

Are there items that cannot be returned?

Yes – items that cannot be returned are: items that have been custom made, engraved, personally inscribed, used, damaged, improperly packaged, altered, or resized by a jeweler other than Baltinester.

Privacy & Security

How do I know my personal information will be kept private?

The information you fill out in various forms on the website is used ONLY so that we can be in touch with you and to facilitate your order. Under no conditions does Baltinester share your personal information with anyone!

What about my credit card number – is that safe?

Security and privacy are number 1 on our list of priorities.
Safe and secure credit card transactions are guaranteed through Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) security/encryption technology. This technology enables a secure channel between our servers and our customers, so you can be sure that all online communications and digital transactions are safeguarded.

I understand it's safe, but I prefer to order over the phone. What should I do?

If you prefer to place your order over the phone, we’ll be happy to assist you.
Please call us toll free from the US and Canada at 1-888-452-1949, or directly at +972-2-6252967 to put in your order. Alternately, fill in your phone number in the Contact Us form and ask us to contact you at a convenient time. We will then call you to get your order details.

Customer Service

Please, I want to speak to a person, not a machine!

No Problem – you can call us toll free from the US and Canada at 1-888-452-1949, or directly at +972-2-6252967. Alternately, fill in your phone number in the Contact Us form, ask us to call you and we’ll be happy to do so at a time that’s convenient for you.

Where can I write a review?

Thanks for the feedback! You can write a review via three ways :

  • Review per product: Simply go to the product you bought and leave us a review on the product page.
  • Tripadvisor : We also have a store in downtown Jerusalem so you can find our products via our brick and mortar.
  • Reviews on GoogleSitejabber, Facebook, Reseller ratings, Trustpilot

I have a question that doesn't appear in this list of FAQs.

Feel free to contact us at any time with any question, problem, or special request you can think of. We promise to do everything we can to find the best answer or solution to ensure you are 100% satisfied.

Products

Can you include a greeting card with my purchase? What about gift wrap?

We will happily add a greeting card and/or gift wrap to your purchase.
Please remember to add in the “order notes” box at Checkout the wording of the card, and the request for gift wrap.

Where are your products made?

All our products are handcrafted in Israel, by gifted Israeli artists and jewelers. When you buy from us, you know you’re buying from Israel.

Can I request a custom made order?

No request is too great! We want our customers to be fully satisfied. Therefore, if you wish to change a product to make it your own, just ask! Whether you want to change the kind of gemstone, the shape of a bail, or the chain of a pendant, we can always consult with our designers to confirm that it is technically possible.

Most of the time, your wishes come true!

Are your products really handmade?

Yes! All of our products are 100% handmade by talented Israeli artists here in Israel.

We ship Worldwide!

Simply select your preferred shipping method in the first section of checkout, after seeing your options below:

For orders up to $199:

  • Registered Mail – $9.99, delivery within 14-21 business days after shipping.
  • DHL Express – $29.99, delivery within 3-5 business days after shipping
  • Fedex Overnight – $45.00, only when the item is in stock.

For orders $200 and up:

  • Registered Mail – FREE, delivery within 14-21 business days after shipping.
  • DHL Express – 29.99, delivery within 3-5 business days after shipping.
  • Fedex Overnight – $45.00, only when the item is in stock.

Customers will receive an email informing them that their order has been shipped, the package tracking number, and a web address where the package can be tracked.

Most of our Jewelry and Judaica is in permanent stock and is shipped 2-3 days after receiving the order. Items that are out of stock are ordered immediately and shipped directly upon arrival.

Please note, Name jewelry, Wedding Rings, and other personalized items that are made upon request may take a little longer to ship, depending on chosen name, personalized inscription requests, etc.

 

Shipping to a different address than your own:

If you want to send a gift item to a different address than your own, please check the “Shipping address is different than Billing address” box and fill in the shipping address. This checkbox is located in the “Order Information” section of the Shopping Cart.

Shipping to multiple addresses:

It is possible to ship products to multiple addresses. If you wish to do so – please let us know through the “Contact Us” web-form and we’ll advise you on how to fill out the shipping information. If you have any special requests regarding shipping, please write them in the “comments” box in the Shopping Cart.

Back Orders:

If an item goes on back order we will ship you the part of your order that is in stock. When the item becomes available we will ship you the rest of your order. You will not be charged any additional shipping and handling for the second shipment.

Carriers:

We use the following carriers to deliver your orders:

  • Israel Post
  • USPS
  • DHL

If a tracking # is provided by the shipping carrier, we will update your order with the tracking information.

International Shipping

International Buyers – Please Note:

Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility.
We invite you to check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to buying.

Delayed Shipping

Sometimes, due to unexpected circumstances, it may take longer for packages to arrive. These circumstances may include: bad weather, strikes at the airport or postal service, holiday season when mail takes longer to be sorted, any other Superior Force, etc. We do our best to ensure that packages arrive on time, but some things are out of our control. In any case, if you feel that your package is delayed beyond the expected time, please contact us and we’ll look into the cause immediately. Please feel free to contact us through the “Contact Us” web-form with any questions – we’re always here for you.

IMPORTANT: During the months of November-December, and around Valentine’s Day in February, mail is known to get backed up in destination countries; especially in the USA and Canada. When this happens, thousands of packages get stuck in official Postal Service facilities because of large mail volumes. Baltinester Jewelry cannot be held accountable for such delays. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you absolve Baltinester Jewelry from any responsibility of delays during Holiday seasons.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Shipping Policy, please contact us by filling out this contact form

Return Policy

I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery

The following items can’t be returned or exchanged:
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can’t accept returns for custom or personalized orders.

Returns and exchange details:
All custom made orders are non-refundable. This includes all Jewish Wedding Rings. Other products that are not custom made are refundable.

Since a custom made product was manufactured especially for you – we cannot resell it to someone else. This is why custom made items are non-refundable. Thank you for your understanding.

You may return an item up to 14 days after you received it. If you wish to proceed with a return, YOU MUST CONTACT US BEFORE YOU SEND THE ITEM. We’ll give you specific mailing instructions that will ensure that the item won’t get stuck in customs.

Unfortunately, if items are sent back without contacting us first, or sent back contrary to our specific return instructions and get stuck in customs – we reserve the right to refuse to accept the item back for return. In such a case, if the customer agrees to pay release fees from customs, we will reconsider the return.

RING SIZING


If you already know your ring size, use the conversion chart below to find your US size. Then, select the right size for the ring you wish to add to your cart.

Finding your ring size : Ask a Local Jeweler

We recommend going to your local jeweler and simply asking to be sized. Jewelers offer this service for free, and it is the simplest way to ensure you get the accurate ring size. Bear in mind that the width of the ring will affect what size you should order, so discuss your preferred ring width with your local jeweler when getting sized.


Diameter(mm)USA/CanadaUK
14.94H
15.34 1/2I
15.75J
16.15 1/2K
16.56L
16.96 1/2M
17.37N
17.77 1/2O
18.18P
18.58 1/2Q
19.09R
19.49 1/2S
19.810T
20.210 1/2U
20.611V
21.011 1/2W
21.412X
21.812 1/2Y
22.213Z

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Product Care

Fine jewelry is meant to last. With the proper care you can keep your jewels shining for generations to come.

Gold:

Although gold is a noble metal (meaning it’s resistant to corrosion and oxidation), it can still be susceptible to natural wear and tear.

The safest way to clean and polish your gold jewelry is by taking it to a local jewelry store. Certain soaps can create a film or cause tarnish, which is not worth the risk! Most jewelers will be happy to clean it for you for free or at a low cost.

White gold is slightly different, as its white color comes from a plating of rhodium. Over time the rhodium can get rubbed away and your jewelry will start to look more yellow (the natural color of gold). When this happens, a jeweler can easily re-plate it for you to bring it back to its full white gold luster.

 

Silver:

While silver is a beautiful and versatile choice for jewelry, it can become tarnished easily over time. The best way to prevent tarnish is to simply wear it! The natural oils in your skin keep the jewelry clean and shiny. However it’s fairly easy to polish your silver when needed. You can purchase inexpensive silver polish cloths, or use any lint-free microfiber cloths. Polish using long back and forth motions, not circular, which can magnify any tiny scratches. You can use a cotton swab for the small detailed places.

Some silver jewelry has parts to it that are intentionally oxidized, to add detail and depth to the piece. Make sure when polishing not to polish away any intentional oxidation.

For very valuable or fragile pieces, we recommend taking it to a professional silver cleaner.

 

Diamonds:

Diamonds measure a 10 on the Mohs scale of hardness, making them the hardest naturally occurring substance on Earth. They can therefore handle a more strenuous form of cleaning, although that should rarely be necessary. For a general cleaning, all that is needed is some warm soapy water and a small brush. Should an extensive cleaning be necessary, we recommend taking your ring to a local jewelry store and requesting for it to be cleaned in their ultrasonic cleaner. This type of cleaning is only appropriate for metals, diamonds, and certain gemstones which measure high on the Mohs scale.

Always store diamonds and all fine jewelry in a safe place, ideally a cushioned box or pouch.

 

Gemstones:

While some gemstones are quite hard and durable, others are soft and require sensitive care. It’s important to ascertain the type of stone you have and any special requirements it may need.

Sensitive gems include pearls and opals, among others. These softer stones should be cleaned using a very soft brush and stored in dry, dark places. Too much direct sunlight can eventually damage or darken the gem.

Always store your gemstone jewelry in a dark pouch or jewelry case. Without the proper care, your gemstones can become unintentionally scratched. When stored and worn properly, your fine jewelry should last for many many years to come.

 

Roman Glass:

You have bought a new piece of dazzling Roman glass Jewelry. Here are a few very important guidelines on how to care for your jewelry in order to keep those Roman glass colors shining and glistening for the next 2000 years. The glass – being made of organic matter – continues to react with its environment. Just as water, heat, oil, and other elements affected the glass in the past, they may continue to do so in the present. When you need to clean your Roman glass jewelry, polish the silver or gold with a cloth but try to avoid the glass.

  • Don’t get the Roman glass wet. Always take off Roman Glass jewelry before you shower
  • Avoid contact between Roman glass and any type of body lotion or hand cream
  • Avoid contact between the Roman glass and hairspray or perfume. Always put the hairspray or perfume on first, wait a few minutes for the spray to evaporate and only then put on the jewelry.
  • Try to avoid touching the Roman glass with your fingers as much as possible.

 

 

With relatively minimal effort, you can keep your fine jewelry and Judaica sparkling in perfect condition!

If you have any questions about caring for a specific item please don’t hesitate to reach out. When you buy a piece of jewelry or Judaica from Baltinester you become part of our family!

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