neile

Real Butterfly Wing Jewelry and Stained Glass Art

Sparta, New Jersey · 2321 Sales

neile

Real Butterfly Wing Jewelry and Stained Glass Art

Sparta, New Jersey 2321 Sales On Etsy since 2006

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

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Last updated on Jan 4, 2017

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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5 out of 5 stars
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louannkitchell

louannkitchell on Apr 18, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

This necklace is beautiful. High quality craftsmanship & is very unique. Would absolutely recommend this artist's pieces. You should take a look...

bobrunsveld

bobrunsveld on Apr 18, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

My mother in law was very happy. The quality was outstanding and it looked absolutely georgous!

Hunter

Hunter on Apr 14, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Pictures don't do this piece justice! I spent time on a butterfly farm years ago, I've always wanted wing jewelry. I'm thrilled with it! Thank you so much.

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I love making these boxesheart_eyes. How amazing are these giant Atlas Moths!?!

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The cutest little house shaped ring boxes. Come by the shop and see all that's new!

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New jewelry will be listed all day tomorrow!!! Stay tuned, friendsheart_eyes

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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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