Michelle Van Lennep's Profile
Michelle Van Lennep:
I have been been designing and creating jewelry for over 12 years as a hobby and small business venture. I am an Occupational Therapist by profession, where I began making jewelry with my therapy clients as a therapeutic activity for them to improve focus, fine motor skills and reduce depression. I soon recognized the value of jewelry making as an outlet to reduce my own stress, and then I was hooked! As I became more skilled over the years, selling my work became a way to help support this very addictive, and expensive hobby as I began selling at art festivals, private showings, and doing consignment in local shops.
Michelle V. Gems jewelry creations are often "one of a kind" pieces that are thoughtfully designed and meticulously hand constructed using fine materials such as high quality natural gemstones and sterling silver, 14K gold, and 14K gold filled metals. Design features include…
- Born on July 23
- Joined October 12, 2008