Living Jewelry

Springfield, Illinois 321 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars (100)


Living Jewelry

Springfield, Illinois | 321 Sales

Suzanne Schmid

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Suzanne Schmid


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About ZanneAvenue

Sales 321
On Etsy since 2009

Living Jewelry

Living jewelry is an intimate keepsake that slowly evolves over time, with hearty species planted in one-of-a-kind capsules that are hand-formed and soldered from stainless steel, sterling silver, gold leaf, brass, and copper. Some components of my jewelry have been reclaimed from electric and aerospace salvage yards, completely deconstructed, reformed, and incorporated into the designs.
When you’re not wearing your plant jewelry, you can hang it sculpturally in a window and enjoy it year-round. They will survive many years if watered!
Other natural elements include butterfly wings, feathers, bones, milkweed pods inlaid with gold, and dried foliage that I've collected on hikes with my Giant Schnauzer, Grisby, in central Illinois. Feathers and wings are all ethically sourced.
Another staple design of Zanne Avenue is my hinged image cuffs. Any graphic or map location can be made into a custom cuff upon request.
With over twenty years of experience, I take great pride in exceptional craftsmanship and I value handmade, done well. I don't ship anything out unless it's perfect.
Contact me with any questions, happy customers are my top priority!

Shop members

  • Suzanne Schmid

    Owner, Designer

    All work is handmade by me personally in my home studio in Springfield, Illinois. All my materials are sourced in the US and items from nature are lovingly collected by me!

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Last updated on November 1, 2019

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
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Zanne Avenue wants to make sure you are happy with your purchase, and will take special care to accommodate any special instructions with your order. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact me at zanneavenue [!at]
Domestic orders are shipped USPS First Class mail and international orders are shipped Registered International Mail with a tracking number through the USPS. Please make sure that your Etsy address matches your PayPal address unless otherwise specified to prevent a delay in shipping.

Your unique jewelry is made-to-order based on your specific size and design. Please allow 1-2 weeks after your order has been placed for your piece to be made and shipped to you.