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Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

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On Etsy since 2008

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Intriguing and intricate. Just the way I like it.

My passion for creating began pretty much as soon as I could hold an implement in my hand. My sisters and I grew up putting our hands to various projects, be it simple sketches, beading, painting, and embroidery. Our grandmother was an avid crocheter, but it was our childhood caretaker who encouraged and taught us to explore our creativity.

Accessorizing is something that is like second nature to most of the female species, and I am no exception. Beads were easy and inexpensive to experiment with, (at first, at least, but once you start, it's hard to stop!). My earliest work for myself and for profit were simple beaded necklaces that eventually evolved into multistrand masterpieces with an organic mix of shapes, sizes, and colors.

I found, through exploring Etsy, that I was drawn to vintage inspired jewelry, made with aged brass. I began exploring my neighborhood bead shops, looking for materials to expand my work beyond glass beads. Eventually, I discovered the jewelry district in downtown Los Angeles, and the rest is history!

Many of my pieces are intricate in their detail, as I am meticulous in my desire to present stand-out pieces that make their wearer shine. I have sourced a lot of American-made brass components for my work, many of which have been made for decades from the same dies, as well as as many vintage bits as I can get my hands on!

My work continues to evolve as I add new materials and techniques to my creative repertoire. I am honored to say that I have earned several loyal customers who share my appreciation for quality-made adornments that uniquely capture the beauty of nature and the richness of bygone eras.

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  • Mellisa Wilson

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    My name is Mellisa Wilson (aka nearlyseptember), and I am the mind, heart and hands that create these unique and intricate pieces.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 18, 2022
Welcome to Nearly September! Here you will find unique jewelry inspired by history, nature, and whimsy. My work keeps evolving, so keep an eye on my shop!

Have fun looking for that must-have piece!

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Returns and exchanges
If you don't love your piece, please contact me within 3 days of receiving it, and we can discuss an exchange of your item. Buyers are responsible for return shipping.

I guarantee the quality of my work. If your piece requires repairs, please contact me!
I accept payment via credit card and PayPal.

Please contact me with any questions.
*Items are shipped within 7 business days of payment--in a sturdy jewelry gift box wrapped with ribbon, and cushioned with bubble and brown wrap in a mailer envelope. To reduce shipping costs, multiple item orders are shipped together in the same gift box.
If you would like your items boxed individually, or if you'd like me to include a special message to a recipient, please let me know in the 'message to seller' section at checkout.

**I ship First Class mail for $4.00 for the first item, and $.50 for each additional item. This includes the cost of postage and Delivery Confirmation, as well as packaging costs. Priority Mail shipment begins at $7.00, but must be specifically requested!

***I ship to the address provided by PayPal, as PayPal and Etsy addresses may sometimes differ. If you would like your item(s) shipped to a different address (or to a gift recipient), please specify as such in the 'message to seller' section at checkout.

****International buyers are responsible for any customs fees and/or additional taxes. International shipments may experience customs-related delays and are beyond the control of the seller.
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