Cost

Kind viewer, please understand that our shipping calculator is a machine, and thinks like one.  Shipping costs on your order are determined by item count and item type.  Shipping costs and methods presented to you at the time of purchase are approximations.  The machine has guessed at your shipping cost and method.  We at the shop, as human beings, will second-guess the machine!  Understand, viewer, that we will determine the least expensive and most logical way to ship your purchase – and charge you accordingly.  For this reason, we do not charge your card until your order is packed.

Methods

We ship using the United States Postal ServiceShipping methods include, but are not necessarily limited to:  First Class Mail (6″x9″ bubble envelope), USPS Priority Mail Envelopes, USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes (Large, Medium, and Small), USPS International Mail.
If, for some reason, USPS cannot deliver a package to you, kind viewer – please contact us to make other arrangements.  We are happy to ship to APOs and PPOs.

Insurance

USPS Priority Mail includes insurance on your purchase covering up to $50.  (https://www.usps.com/ship/priority-mail.html)  First Class packages do not include insurance.  You may choose to purchase additional insurance for your shipment for up to $5,000 worth of coverageat the time of checkout.  Insurance claims are handled purely though USPS.

Delivery Time

Your order, Gods willing, will be packed and ready to ship within 1-5 business days.  When shipping within the United States, First class shipping may take up to two weeks from the shipping date to arrive, though is usually much sooner.  USPS Priority Mail envelopes and boxes promise delivery within 1-5 mailing days.  (Mail days exclude Sundays and National Holidays.  These dates, as they change from year to year, may be found here: https://www.usps.com/.)  You will receive a tracking number with your charge receipt, and may spy on your package en route.

Policies

Prices and availability of items may change without notice.  Descriptions of items may change without notice.  We reserve the right to limit order quantity to coincide with inventory.  By purchasing any Alchemy Arts item, you agree that the item will not be re-labeled or resold. Shipping prices may change without notice, depending on what USPS is up to these days.