GayleDowell

Prairie Jeweler from the Flint Hills of Kansas

Manhattan, Kansas | 565 Sales

GayleDowell

Prairie Jeweler from the Flint Hills of Kansas

Manhattan, Kansas 565 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(199)

Announcement   ***I'll be closing up shop on December 18th*** Have a great Christmas holiday!
Botanical jewelry for the nature lover, botanist, or gardener with special emphasis on the prairie. Each piece as varied as nature. See more items on my website, www.gayledowell.com

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 3, 2018

***I'll be closing up shop on December 18th*** Have a great Christmas holiday!
Botanical jewelry for the nature lover, botanist, or gardener with special emphasis on the prairie. Each piece as varied as nature. See more items on my website, www.gayledowell.com

Gayle Dowell

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Creating a ring is like putting the last pieces of a puzzle together.

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If you look at her close, it's like watching the grass grow up toward the blue skies.
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About

My Inspiration

I transform metal into works of art inspired by my love of nature and the Kansas prairie. Some of my pieces are one-of-a-kind creations that will not be reproduced exactly and are as varied as nature. Each piece is made to the highest quality for your enjoyment for years to come.

I make my own handmade molds from natural elements, and handpick plants and flowers around my home on the Flint Hills Prairie of Kansas. My best selling items are my prairie grass pieces that are made with native prairie grass. Take a look around and see nature suspended in metal forever to be cherished.

Shop members

  • Gayle Dowell

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    My backyard is the Flint Hills prairie. Nature is my inspiration for almost all of my art, especially my jewelry designs. I'm most happy when I'm outside with nature or working creatively on a project.

  • Prairie Dawg

    Assistant

    Protects me from prairie critters and helps me scout out new grasses and flowers each season for my designs.

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Last updated on Jan 11, 2018
Frequently asked questions
Wholesale availability

I do wholesale on a limited basis. Contact me for more information.

Custom and personalized orders

I do custom orders when time allows. Contact me for specific requests.

Care instructions

All jewelry orders come with a complementary polishing cloth. I use raw metals that will get a patina over time. Using the polishing cloth on the raised surfaces will add more dimension to pieces that do not have a patina applied already.

Storing your jewelry in an air-tight plastic bag can help reduce rate of tarnishing.

Gemstones should not be polished.

Do not wear jewelry while swimming, using hot tub or spa, cleaning with chemicals or other solvents which can damage both metal and gemstones in jewelry.

Use caution with activities that may damage the physical structure of your jewelry or cause excessive wear.