What payment methods can I use? You can pay by Mastercard, Visa, Visa Debit (Delta or Connect), Maestro, Solo, American Express, Apple Pay or PayPal.
What is CV2? The CV2 number is you card security/verification code. It is the last three digits on the signature strip of your card.
What will appear on my credit/debit card statement? If you pay by credit or debit card transaction will appear on your statement as Serenity Jewellery. If you use your credit or debit card through PayPal the transaction will appear on your statement as PAYPAL *SERENITY or PAYPAL *SERENITY JEWELLERY depending on the number of characters shown.
How long will it take to process my order? Orders received before 1pm (UK time) are usually sent the same working day except for weekends and bank holidays. Please allow up to 5 working days for packs of bags/pouches.
Can I pay over the phone? We are happy to give advice over the phone but all credit and debit card payments are processed online by PayPoint. This ensures the highest level of security and fraud prevention.
Will you sell or share my contact details with third parties? No. Absolutely not.
How long will my order take to arrive? Orders placed before 1pm are usually despatched the same working day. Standard delivery usually takes 1-2 working days, economy 2-3 working days. Express delivery is guaranteed to arrive before 1pm on the next working day after despatch.
How are back orders sent? If you order something that is out of stock it will be sent as soon as the new stock arrives by Royal Mail 48 or Royal Mail Airmail.
How will my order be packed? Most orders are packed in padded envelopes which will fit through a letterbox, the main exception to this is the Blomdahl drop earrings in large Blomdahl Clean Packs.
What's written on the package? Our return address is written on the package as Serenity. The word Jewellery or our logo do not appear on the package.
What is my order status? You will be sent an email when your order is despatched. You can check your order status at any time by logging in to your account. If you used the guest checkout you can check your order status here.
Can I track my order? Only if you chose a delivery method with tracking. You can find your tracking number in your despatch confirmation email and by logging in to your account and going to your order history. Orders sent by Standard or Economy delivery methods are scanned on delivery.
Why does the price change on the basket page? The prices shown on the product pages include VAT (value added tax) which has to be charged on orders delivered within the UK. If you select any other country for your order to be delivered to the VAT is removed from the price.
What countries do you deliver/ship to?
How long will my order take to arrive? Delivery within Europe usually takes 3-5 working days. Delivery to the rest of the world usually takes 6-7 working days.
How much is delivery/shipping? Standard airmail is £2.55 within Europe and £3.20 for all other countries. Free delivery is available for orders over £30. See the full list of delivery options here.
Can you declare a lower value for customs? We will not falsify customs declarations so please do no ask us to mark packages as gifts or declare a lower value. It is illegal to do this. Any import, customs, taxes or other charges are your responsibility. If you are concerned about the possibility of charges then check the rules for your country, most will have a threshold below which you will not be charged.
Are your Studex earrings genuine? Yes, they are. However Studex have two different butterfly back styles which can cause some confusion. You can see both here.
Do you have earrings with long posts? We have earrings with posts ranging from 10mm to 12mm. The post length is listed on each page but if you are looking for earrings with longer posts the Ti2 Titanium range is the best place to start.
How do I know if I'm ordering a pair? If you have a look next to the price any item that comes in a pair it will say "per pair", anything that doesn't says "each".
Why aren't all earrings sold in pairs? If we receive jewellery from our suppliers as single items then we sell it that way since not everyone has an even number of piercings.
How long are Blomdahl posts? The Blomdahl medical plastic studs have 10.5mm long posts. Blomdahl titanium studs have 10mm long posts.
What does gauge mean? The gauge is the thickness of the post or bar. You can find out more about the difference gauges available here.
How do I put the ball in a BCR? BCRs can take a bit of practice. Line one dimple on the ball up with one side of the ring, holding it firmly push so that the other dimple clips into place.
I'm allergic to my earrings, where do I start? Titanium and niobium are two of the safest metals you can wear. Some people like to start with medical plastic or bioplast earrings while their ears settle down.
I'm allergic to nickel, what can I wear? Titanium and niobium should be fine. Medical plastic and bioplast do not contain any metal. Surgical steel can cause a reaction if you are extremely sensitive to nickel.
What's the difference between titanium and niobium? In terms of allergies there is no difference. Both are excellent choices whether you have metal allergies or not.
My child has metal allergies, what would be suitable? Medical plastic earrings are the most popular choice for children. As a starting point we've put together a section of the most popular hypoallergenic earrings for children here.
Could I be allergic to titanium? It is extremely rare but you can be allergic to anything. If you've had a reaction after wearing titanium jewellery then make sure it really is the jewellery and not something it has come into contact with such as soap, shampoo, etc.
What does hypoallergenic mean? The word hypoallergenic means having a decreased tendency to provoke an allergic reaction. It should not be considered a guarantee that no one will react to an item of jewellery since it is possible to be allergic to anything.
I didn't receive an order/despatch confirmation email The first thing to check is that the emails didn't go into your junk mail (spam) folder. Occasionally emails do go astray so if would like to be sent another copy just email us. You can view your order status and history by going to your account.
I've only received part of my order If part of your order is out of stock it will be marked on your delivery note as "to follow". Check your email or account for more information. If you are missing part of your order and it is not marked "to follow" then let us know as soon as possible.
Can I return/exchange earrings or body jewellery? Earrings and body jewellery can be returned/exchanged as long as they haven't been worn or tried on. If your jewellery arrived in a sealed package the seal must remain intact. Any returns that have been worn will be refused. See our full returns policy.
I've received a broken/faulty item We check all goods when packing your order but we can't control what happens to it in the post. if you have received something broken or faulty let us know and we will sort it out.
My order hasn't arrived, what should I do? Don't panic! While most orders arrive on time there are occasionally delays. However if you order hasn't arrived within the times below let us know. Special Delivery is guaranteed to arrive before 1pm on the next working day after despatch. For standard and economy delivery options please allow 10 working days from the date of despatch. For all international orders please allow 21 working days from the date of despatch. We appreciate that it's frustrating to have to wait but these are the delivery times used by the Royal Mail and we cannot do anything earlier.