eronel

Handmade Jewelry, Original Paintings, Giclee Prints

Hillsborough, North Carolina
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Announcement    * SALE! Now everything is 20% off!
* I have now added half sizes for bracelets! Hopefully this will make ordering easier. I am still happy to take orders for in-between these sizes if you request them in the notes at checkout.
* FREE SHIPPING on all items shipped to the United States! Always!
* I am now using mailers that can be recycled with your mixed paper and biodegradable tape for attaching the labels!

Welcome! I'm Lenore and I make original fine art and handmade sterling silver and gold-filled jewelry with semi-precious stones.

Original art and prints - I have original 2D artwork (unframed and framed) and unframed giclee prints of many of my original works. All framing is done with archival materials.

Jewelry - My jewelry is sterling silver or gold-filled. My necklaces and bracelets are strung on 49 stranded stainless steel Beadalon, with the exception of two pendants on sterling silver chains.

Custom orders - If you see a design you like and you want a different length, another size, different gemstones, or metal, please see my FAQ for additional information. Thanks!

Please contact me for discounts on bridal party, wholesale, or other larger quantity orders.

Website: https://eronel.com
Instagram: @eronelart
Twitter: @eroneldesigns
Art on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lenorerammhill
Jewelry on Facebook: https://facebook.com/eroneldesigns

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 18, 2022

* SALE! Now everything is 20% off!
* I have now added half sizes for bracelets! Hopefully this will make ordering easier. I am still happy to take orders for in-between these sizes if you request them in the notes at checkout.
* FREE SHIPPING on all items shipped to the United States! Always!
* I am now using mailers that can be recycled with your mixed paper and biodegradable tape for attaching the labels!

Welcome! I'm Lenore and I make original fine art and handmade sterling silver and gold-filled jewelry with semi-precious stones.

Original art and prints - I have original 2D artwork (unframed and framed) and unframed giclee prints of many of my original works. All framing is done with archival materials.

Jewelry - My jewelry is sterling silver or gold-filled. My necklaces and bracelets are strung on 49 stranded stainless steel Beadalon, with the exception of two pendants on sterling silver chains.

Custom orders - If you see a design you like and you want a different length, another size, different gemstones, or metal, please see my FAQ for additional information. Thanks!

Please contact me for discounts on bridal party, wholesale, or other larger quantity orders.

Website: https://eronel.com
Instagram: @eronelart
Twitter: @eroneldesigns
Art on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lenorerammhill
Jewelry on Facebook: https://facebook.com/eroneldesigns

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About eronel

Sales 652
On Etsy since 2009

Lenore Ramm Hill - Finding My Way Back to Art

​Born in Durham, North Carolina, I started drawing at an early age, obsessively copying book covers, drawing the cats, and attempting anatomically incorrect drawings of horses. At the age of 8, I took drawing classes for kids at the Durham Arts Council. At age 11, I took adult botanical illustration classes at the NC Botanical Garden with Ruth Brunstetter, with whom I studied for 7 years. My mother grew up in a florist’s shop and studied Horticulture, so plants and flowers were already an important aspect of my life. Ruth taught me how to use gouache (opaque watercolor) and render the realistic style with which I paint today. I learned from Ruth the stippling technique (lots of dots) for shading in her pen and ink works. For three years, I took art classes at Orange High School with Elizabeth Dell-Jones. From her, I remember learning the most about rendering reflected liight, which is what really enables a painting to "pop."

When I was 17, I started a jewelry business, using sterling silver and gold-filled wire with semi-precious stone beads. At age 18, ​I ​became the youngest working member of Womancraft, in Chapel Hill, an artists’ coöperative, where ​I sold​ my​ jewelry and botanical illustrations. I still make many of the jewelry designs I made over 25 years ago, but others evolved over time, as I continued to experiment.

Upon matriculating at Duke University, ​I​ realized how much ​I ​ wanted to be able to afford groceries and enjoyed programming, so ​I​ earned a bachelor’s in Computer Science. ​I ​was a software engineer and IT Analyst at IBM and Duke University, respectively, for 18 years and painted very little during that time.

In September of 2018, ​I ​resigned from my position at Duke and ​am ​now focusing primarily o​n my​​ art​, using watercolors, gouache, colored pencils, and ink. I'm also making more jewelry than ever. I originally joined Etsy in 2009, but I've never been able to devote as much time as I've wanted to my shop until now.

I live in Hillsborough, NC with my husband, Jack.​ He tapes all the shipping labels to the packages. He also is an excellent cook and ensures that I'm not a starving artist after all. ;)

Shop members

  • Lenore Hill

    Owner

    I design and make all the jewelry, paintings, and drawings.

  • Ground hog

    Assistant, Waste Management

    My seasonal co-worker eats all the banana peels. Her primary duties are waste management, morale boosting, and bringing her family for photo-ops. We had four babies this year!

  • Jack

    Shipper

    My husband tapes the shipping labels to the packages and valiantly takes them to the mailbox in the middle of the night (dodging spider webs) so they can be picked up by USPS in the morning. ❤️

Production partners

  • Atom Prints

    Bastrop, TX

    Atom Prints prints my artwork using a Giclee printing process and will ship the prints directly to you.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 10, 2022
Welcome! I'm Lenore and I make original artwork, sell fine art giclee prints of that artwork, and jewelry from sterling silver and gold-filled wire, featuring semiprecious stone beads.

All findings, metal beads and wire are sterling silver or gold-filled unless otherwise noted. All necklaces and bracelets are strung on 49 stranded stainless steel beadalon.
Your jewelry will arrive in a decorated gift box and any earrings will come with little rubber stoppers for the earwires.

Prints will ship directly from Atom Prints.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits

Returns & exchanges

See item details for return and exchange eligibility.

Cancellations

Cancellations: accepted

Request a cancellation: within 2 hours of purchase

Payment

Credit cards and PayPal are accepted. You may be charged sales tax, depending on your location.

Shipping

By default,I ship jewelry and original artwork via the US Postal Service, first class. My art prints will ship directly from AtomPrints and you should receive them within 3-4 days of your order.

Additional policies and FAQs

Please note that while I try to make the photography as accurate as possible, the accuracy of the colors displayed depends on the monitor being used to view the shop. I hope that multiple photos showing the jewelry with various backgrounds and under various lighting conditions will give you an idea of the actual colors, but I can't guarantee it. In addition, the stone beads are not man-made and may vary from the one ones shown in the images.

More information

Last updated on May 11, 2022

Frequently asked questions

Gift wrapping and packaging

I decorate each box of jewelry with the hope that they won't need additional gift wrapping. It's more sustainable, since the boxes are reusable. I enjoy decorating them more than you would imagine! Please let me know at checkout if you would prefer that the boxes be decorated with holiday themed colors.

Custom and personalized orders

Simple substituions are great. I can make my designs with so many other stones, if I have the stones in stock. (just ask!) I can also make most designs in either sterling silver or gold filled, with minimal changes, if any. I can also alter the length of a necklace or bracelet. If you want a completely new design or a significant alteration, I may charge a design fee, based on the amount of time required to settle on the design. If you know exactly what you want, that helps! Also, if you've looked through all my jewelry and you don't like anything you see, that may be a sign that you should be working with a different artist.