Condition Guide

Products sold by Alchemy Archive are pre-owned unless stated otherwise, our pieces have had a previous life so may tell their story through minor signs of wear. We created this guide to help customers in knowing what to expect when their item arrives. Buying pre-loved means sustainability for the Earth and giving these items a new life. 


Items described as excellent have been stored well by their previous owners, they have retained their shape, have some of their original packaging and are showing little to no signs of wear.  


Items described as very good have been used by their previous owner and are showing light signs of wear. Areas of wear tend be on the straps, corners and inside. Any visible damage will be mentioned in the description.


Items described as good have some visible signs of wear to the material which will be reflected in the price. This may include discolouration, hardware scratches, fading.


Items described as fair have been loved a little bit more and are showing wear, but they are still fit for purpose and look fantastic.