MyDarlingJewelry

My Darling Jewelry & Accessories

Salt Lake, Utah On Etsy since 2015

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MyDarlingJewelry

My Darling Jewelry & Accessories

Salt Lake, Utah | 56 Sales

Announcement    SUMMER SALE! 10% off everything in the store through the end of July.

The price has just been reduced on all Team Literary merchandise (t-shirts and bags)! Plus, with the Summer Sale currently running, you'll get an extra 10% off. And free shipping (in the U.S.). Now you have no excuses for not buying one of these fantastic bags or shirts. Really. No excuse. Like none.

Two of the greatest words in the English language: FREE SHIPPING! On domestic (i.e. in the U.S.) orders only.

Custom orders: I love creating custom pieces for buyers, so please contact me if there's something you really want but just can't find anywhere. Also, if you like something in the store but it isn't the right length, size, etc., in many cases I can make a custom version of it. Just shoot me a message and I'll gladly help you out.

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Last updated on Jul 5, 2020

SUMMER SALE! 10% off everything in the store through the end of July.

The price has just been reduced on all Team Literary merchandise (t-shirts and bags)! Plus, with the Summer Sale currently running, you'll get an extra 10% off. And free shipping (in the U.S.). Now you have no excuses for not buying one of these fantastic bags or shirts. Really. No excuse. Like none.

Two of the greatest words in the English language: FREE SHIPPING! On domestic (i.e. in the U.S.) orders only.

Custom orders: I love creating custom pieces for buyers, so please contact me if there's something you really want but just can't find anywhere. Also, if you like something in the store but it isn't the right length, size, etc., in many cases I can make a custom version of it. Just shoot me a message and I'll gladly help you out.

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About MyDarlingJewelry

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On Etsy since 2015

I love my day job. I mean, who wouldn't love to read books for a living? But I read so much for work that by the end of the day my eyes are tired and bloodshot to the point where they're about ready to pop out of my head. Since I'm the kind of person who can't sit still and always has to be working on something, I started exploring various ways to express myself creatively that didn't strain my eyes more.

It started years ago when I learned how to spin wool on a spinning wheel as research for a book I was working on, which left me with a lot of yarn and nothing to do with it, so I took a class on knitting. Innumerable scarves and hats later, I found a book on how to knit beaded bracelets using metallic embroidery floss. It was an epiphany—I could knit, which I find soothing, and create striking jewelry at the same time. Even better, they were projects that could be completed within hours, not days or weeks as with some more complex knitting. One again I ended up with an abundance of the finished product, this time with more bracelets than I could ever hope to wear, so I began selling them on Etsy.

From there, my interests in the art of jewelry-making expanded to include other styles, experimenting with beads, cords made from natural materials, and wire. Most recently, I took a class on wire wrapping that inspired me to create intricate—and very much personal—designs for pendants.

And that, in a rather large nutshell, is how I ended up here. It is my earnest hope that you'll come to enjoy wearing the jewelry as much as I did creating them.

If you want to know more about the literary/book business aspect of my life, you can visit my website (www.michellewittebooks.com) or Twitter (@michellewitte), which is the social media platform I tend to use most.

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  • Michelle Witte

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    Michelle is a children's literary agent and writer by day, but at night she enjoys creating jewelry and accessories using a variety of methods, including knitting, wire work, beading, and sewing. Find out more about her at www.michellewittebooks.com

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