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Michelle Hartney's life and work represents a unique co-mingling of Midwestern vitality and worldly vision. Born and raised near the soaring architecture and unpretentious charm of Chicago, Michelle has long appreciated the glorious creativity of mankind as well as the profound beauty of nature--vast prairies, deep woods, and The Great Lakes.

After receiving a BA in Fine Arts from Purdue, and an MA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Michelle established Recycled Rings, a jewelry and accessories line that elevated found costume jewelry to reshaped expressions of elegance and style. As Michelle's irrepressible imagination expanded and her love for fashion pulsed, a new expression, a new direction was inevitable. Hence, Michelle Hartney.

The Michelle Hartney line of bags, charms, and headbands perfectly reflect Michelle's…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 16
  • Joined September 9, 2007

Favorite materials

thread, beads, wire, fibers, silver, fringe, pewter, pom poms

About

Welcome!
Michelle Hartney's life and work represents a unique co-mingling of Midwestern vitality and worldly vision. Born and raised near the soaring architecture and unpretentious charm of Chicago, Michelle has long appreciated the glorious creativity of mankind as well as the profound beauty of nature--vast prairies, deep woods, and The Great Lakes.

After receiving a BA in Fine Arts from Purdue, and an MA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Michelle established Recycled Rings, a jewelry and accessories line that elevated found costume jewelry to reshaped expressions of elegance and style. As Michelle's irrepressible imagination expanded and her love for fashion pulsed, a new expression, a new direction was inevitable. Hence, Michelle Hartney.

The Michelle Hartney line of bags, charms, and headbands perfectly reflect Michelle's clever, feminine sensibility. Understated at times, exuberant and bold at others, this collection gathers inspiration from music, art, street fashion, film and mother Earth.

Check out Michelle Hartney's paintings and drawings here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5967734

My bridal shop:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/MHartneyBridal?ref=seller_info

Website:
http://michellehartney.com/

Check out my blog!
http://michellehartney.blogspot.com/

Flickr
http://www.flickr.com/photos/michellehartney/
Please contact me if you have any questions!

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