neile

Real Butterfly Wing Jewelry and Stained Glass Art

New Jersey, United States · 2173 Sales

neile

Real Butterfly Wing Jewelry and Stained Glass Art

New Jersey, United States 2173 Sales On Etsy since 2006

5 out of 5 stars
(825)

Announcement   Handmade jewelry featuring REAL butterfly and moth wings, and unique stained glass gifts!

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Last updated on Apr 1, 2016

Handmade jewelry featuring REAL butterfly and moth wings, and unique stained glass gifts!

Neile Cooper

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Neile Cooper

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Vicki Booth

Vicki Booth on Jul 14, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

WOW JUST WOW!!! I love this beautiful Pearl Butterfly Necklace. It is simply amazing. The colors are so iridescent. Super comfortable on my neck. Thank you so much for the super fast secure shipping with beautiful little gift box and bow and wonderful communication!!!! You are an incredible stained glass artist. Until next time.............

bianfu888

bianfu888 on Jun 29, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

beautiful. definitely has a presence, yet completely wearable. not too heavy.

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This box might be my favorite thing I've eve made! Total one of a kind.
New Luna Moth! I was thrilled to get to work with this small(ish) Luna. They are often huge, but this one makes a perfect statement piece without being overwhelming. Find it in the shop today!

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I've been planning these for so long! I'm thrilled with the way they turned out.
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Statement Jewelry featuring Real Butterfly Wings

Hi all! My handmade studio was featured on the Etsy Blog's Inspiring Workspaces:
https://www.etsy.com/seller-handbook/article/inspiring-workspaces-neile/28913329232

My name is Neile, and I wear all the hats here at neile.etsy. One girl: buying supplies, making, making, making, selling, packing and shipping all from my (sometimes lonely) home studio here in small town New Jersey.

I create unique and colorful jewelry using real butterfly wings. The butterflies I use are farmed all over the world, and collected when naturally expired. They live out their short winged stage in a protected enclosure. Butterfly farming protects the natural habitat of the butterflies through conservation of the natural vegetation and leaves the wild butterfly population intact.

I turn these fragile beauties into heirloom pieces, by pressing them in hand-cut glass and encasing them with a silver alloy. This work began over ten years ago when I found a monarch butterfly dead in my yard. It was just so beautiful and so delicate so I wanted a way to preserve and keep it. The techniques and skills that I had been using in my stained glass work led me to much experimentation and evolution. Over the years, I’ve developed the line you see here on Etsy.

This work brings me such joy, I hope you appreciate it. Check out my portfolio at neilecooper.carbonmade.com, ‘like’ me on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/neile.butterflyjewelry and convo me with any questions, comments, or wholesale inquiries!

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