Featuring natural stones & recycled metals

New Mexico, United States · 108 Sales


Featuring natural stones & recycled metals

New Mexico, United States 108 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars

TreehuggerStonewear is taking a short break


Note from shop owner In preparation for my AUTUMN SALE, my shop will be closed until Tuesday, Oct. 10. Please check back then.

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Sep 25, 2016

In preparation for my AUTUMN SALE, my shop will be closed until Tuesday, Oct. 10. Please check back then.

Jackie Palmer

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Jackie Palmer


Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
Molly Johnson

Molly Johnson on Sep 27, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Gorgeous, just as pictured. Thanks for the immediate shipping and lovely packaging!

Kelli Levey

Kelli Levey on Aug 2, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This bracelet is a beautiful shade, and the clasp is easy to maneuver one-handed.


lorad2000 on Apr 7, 2016

5 out of 5 stars
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From Seed Bead Weaving to Wire Wrapping to Metalsmithing

After inheriting my mother's seed bead collection in the early 1990s, I began my jewelry-making career by teaching myself bead weaving. Gradually adding stones and precious metals to my creations, the resulting nature-themed jewelry was primarily for personal use and gifts.

But upon my retirement from academia in 2009, I was able to expand and hone my skills daily. With the addition of wire-wrapping to my repertoire, I opened an online shop and participated in regional and local arts and craft shows and fairs in Texas. Within a year, I also opened this Etsy shop.

Influenced by academia (teaching middle and high-school science, then higher education writing and editing), my world travels, personal involvement in environmental organizations, and professional research and publications on environmental education and rhetoric, you will find my shop organized by ecosystem.

Why Treehugger? As you can see in my shop photos, my inspiration comes from nature. Whether hugging majestic trees, strolling under a forest canopy, wading along the edges of ocean waves, climbing desert formations to view petroglyphs, or simply walking down an urban street, nature comes alive ONLY if we take time to notice and protect it.

(In addition to online sales, my jewelry art is displayed in shops in Taos, NM. Passionate about working/playing with stones, and inspired by fellow Etsy artists, my current personal challenge is learning and applying new techniques.)

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Shop members
  • Jackie Palmer

    Owner, Sole Proprietor

    After making jewelry from seed beads and natural stones as gifts and for personal use for over a decade, upon retiring from academia in 2009, I invested in this shop, where I continue to nurture my love of working with stones and precious metals.

Shop policies

Last updated on June 14, 2015
Designed to help you retain a personal connection with nature wherever you are—an office, home, or on the go, each collection is based on a different ecosystem. When you receive compliments (and you will!) or just absentmindedly touch the piece, you may feel as if you are transported—just for an instant—to a different locale—where frogs chirp, ocean waves lap the shore, wind whispers through the mesquite, or dinosaurs stampede across the grassy plain.

All items are

*designed in-house
*made primarily from natural stones (cut, polished, and drilled),
*embellished with copper (plated or pure), gold (plated or filled), silver (plated, sterling, or fine), and the occasional glass or ceramic bead,
*strung on multi-strand steel wire (nylon-coated or silver or gold plated), and
*priced according to cost of materials. (Focal stones and precious metals usually drive the cost up.)

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Only Paypal is accepted, although once you have set up a Paypal account, you can choose to pay via most major credit cards or direct bank transfer.

Cancellations are accepted only if submitted within 24 hours of purchase.
Shipping options include regular "snail" mail or priority mail. Unless indicated otherwise, a flat-rate US shipping and handling fee per item is charged for "snail mail." This fee covers postage, packaging materials, and electronic delivery confirmation. Priority mail may be requested for an increased fee. Shipping fees are reduced or waived for multiple items shipped to the same address.

Items usually ship via the US Postal Service within 2-3 business days.

Please let me know BEFORE your purchase via an Etsy Conversation if you'd like the item shipped via a different method or to a different location.
Refunds and Exchanges
Per standard Paypal policy, unworn items may be returned for a full refund within seven days of receipt. Buyer is responsible for return postage. Evidence of item return in the form of a certified mail or insurance receipt is required to affirm the return mail date.
Additional policies and FAQs
This store actively practices environmentally conscientious policies by 1) purchasing from manufacturers of raw materials that develop metals from recycled components, 2) purchasing stones from sources (when possible) that practice safe mining techniques, 3) using recycled paper for all invoices and packing slips, and 4) re-using packaging materials for mailing items.

Custom orders are welcome. An installment plan is available on request with a 10% increase in purchase price and a limit of up to one year to pay off the item, which will be shipped after receipt of the final payment. If full payment is not received by the end of the year, all previous payments are forfeit.

Each item is unique; the item pictured is the one you will receive. Color may vary due to individual monitor settings.