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Celebrating 10 years of Handcrafted & American Made

Ten years ago, I created my first collection and launched Nancy Nelson Jewelry. They were humble beginnings - as the business grew and thrived, I hired an assistant, and built a home studio nestled in the woods to accommodate our growing needs that allowed me to balance my many responsibilities as a wife, mother and business owner, while remaining inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds our forest home.

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With Gratitude

This Thanksgiving—as many ponder their greatest gifts—we’ll remain thankful for one of our biggest blessings: you.
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Romantic Tradition of Carving Initials into Bark

  
Lovers like you have carved your initials into trees as a testament to your affections for centuries. And so, many trees remain tattooed with scrawled letters that fade and pop across their bark--a living scroll of star-crossed lovers.   The romance scribbled over those carved trees inspired Nancy Nelson Jewelry to create our stunning Personalized Love Birch Cuff, and our NEW Personalized Lover's Birch Necklace, exclusively at Uncommon Goods.
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Finding Enchantment

 

Nature sets the example for Nancy Nelson Jewelry’s Fall 2016 Collection. Inspired by the rough outlines of an autumn forest and the light that shimmers and beats through its leaves and streams, the sophisticated line freezes the enchanting landscape timelessly.

 

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Birches - Canvases of our Childhoods

“So was I once myself a swinger of birches.
And so I dream of going back to be.” –Robert Frost

Birch trees are the canvases of our childhoods. In innocent times, we’d lay down at a birch tree’s roots to inch our gaze up its tall white trunk, tracing its dark etchings through the bark until the sunlight spotting its tallest leaves sent us sleeping. The blanched forests were our playground—our maypoles and springboards, our shelter from the heat. In the cold, we’d watch their stick figures and brightly-decorated boughs dance in watercolor upon the lake, striping our sepia dreams.

Memories like these are what drew Nancy Nelson Jewelry to design our first Birch Cuff: it’s a slice of nostalgia in the gentle clutch of a childhood friend.

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