Sending jewellery overseas by courier

Shipping your costume and fashion jewellery by courier is the best option to make sure your items will be safely delivered on time. Learn more about jewellery shipping and we will help you with our step-by-step guide. The transportation of valuable items such as jewellery might be tricky, so follow our tips to ensure your delivery goes smoothly. We have prepared this page with packing tips and the most important regulations you must follow when shipping jewellery by courier.

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Shipping costume jewellery and accessories internationally

Transportation solutions to consider depending on the size and time-sensitivity of your shipment:
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Please have in mind that some courier companies may include valuable or expensive jewellery in the list of prohibited items. For any clarifications, please contact our team of specialists via chat.

HOW TO PACK

Packaging materials | Safely pack and ship your jewellery in a box

Follow these steps to secure your jewellery or costume jewellery before sending it by courier.

  • The safest way for shipping jewellery is using its original box, if possible. Alternatively, take a small cardboard box and fill it up with cushioning materials.
  • Place the jewellery inside and cover the box with bubble wrap. Carefully shake the box to make sure nothing is moving inside.
  • Fill up the bigger box with cushioning material and place the smaller box inside it.
  • Seal the box and attach the label, if needed.

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SHIPPING REGULATIONS

Regulation for shipping jewellery in the mail

Is it legal to ship jewellery? It depends on the regulations for shipping jewellery and other valuables of each courier company and each country. The rules about shipping jewellery internationally, even for businesses, depending on the materials the item is made of and if it is considered a valuable or luxury item. Valuable jewellery is prohibited to ship if it contains special metals and stones. Some countries only restrict the shipping of jewellery over a determinate price point. Make sure you check the specific regulations before booking a service to ship jewellery in the mail. The regulations for shipping costume jewellery are usually much less restrictive.

Non-valuable accessories will be covered by insurance when the costume jewellery or accessories are packed properly. For valuable jewellery, the insurance will not apply because these items are included on the prohibited items list. Therefore, individuals who decide to ship jewellery items are doing so at their own risk.

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Shipping jewellery internationally | Frequently asked questions

Do all couriers allow shipping jewellery internatonally?
It is important to note that not all courier companies will ship jewellery abroad. For example, DHL, TNT and UPS will not ship valuable or expensive jewellery internationally. Each courier has specific rules and requirements for different shipments and services, so we recommend checking this further with the designated courier for your route. When booking Express or Regular plus shipping services, please make sure not to include these items as the courier will refuse to collect the parcel. If you need further assistance, you can reach us by chat, phone or email before shipping to discuss your options further.
How do people send jewellery in the mail?
Many people take advantage of their small size and decide to ship jewellery in the mail. If the jewellery is packed in a small box, it is usually put together with other items such as clothes. Please keep in mind that when sending valuable jewellery via courier you are doing it on your responsibility.
Can I book fashion jewellery deliveries for my shop with Eurosender?
Yes, you can get services for shipping fashion or handmade jewellery and accessories directly to your customers’ door, wherever they are. Choose Eurosender as your shop’s trusted shipping partner and increase your efficiency. We are a one-stop platform where you can fulfil all your logistics requirements at once place. If you need any assistance when booking shipping services to deliver handmade fashion jewellery, costume jewellery and accessories to your customers, don't hesitate to contact us and your dedicated account manager will help you identify the best solution for your business.
Can I track my package when shipping jewellery abroad?
Yes, whenever you book a delivery service with Eurosender, whether you are sending jewellery or other goods by courier, you can always track your package online. Every package automatically gets a tracking code that will be sent to you via e-mail after the service is confirmed. The tracking will become active once the parcel is collected and scanned for the first time.
Can I send jewellery to Europe and overseas as a gift?
Many people choose to send pieces of fashion or handmade costume jewellery since they are great gift ideas for Mother’s Day or Christmas. Keep in mind that, when shipping jewellery as a gift internationally, in addition to complying with the appropriate legislation, the item will still go through customs procedures and may be taxed accordingly.
Do I have insurance when shipping jewellery by courier?
We offer many insurance options depending on the service you booked and the item you ship. When sending non-valuable jewellery accessories, costume or artificial jewellery, your pieces will be covered by basic insurance included in the shipping price.
Please note many courier companies include valuable jewellery on their restricted and prohibited items list. These types of shipments are not covered by insurance.
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Take into consideration these guidelines when shipping jewellery in the mail. Nevertheless, please consider that following them does not guarantee that the courier company will transport your package without restriction. In case you decide to ship jewellery, Eurosender will not be held responsible for any damages caused by the transportation of your shipment.