Custom Brimstone Island Ring

People have told me about Brimstone Island for years, but I still have not been able to get there. They tell me I’d love it there and the stones would make me crazy. Once I received a box in the mail full of shiny black stones with a note that simply said “Brimstone Island”. […]

Custom Platinum

Sweet, teeny-tiny basalt beach pebble and platinum engagement ring for Timothy D.

For those living in exile…


Here is a wedding set made for Carolyn & Kelly using Maine’s Mt. Desert Island pink granite, that I cut for them, and their re-purposed family diamonds. The island holds special significance for them and now that they are living in Washington state, these rings will be a special reminder for them of “the […]

Fun with Custom Jewelry Design

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted, but moving forward I’ll be sharing the stories of some of my many custom commission pieces. Clients often ask me to design around special pebbles they have collected as well as old family jewelry they want to re-purpose.
Here is a recent example of both of those worlds colliding. […]

Mark & Dani

I just finished this custom engagement ring for a sweet couple who live locally. He found the center pebble in California, on a beach that’s a special place for the both of them. I was able to incorporate the sapphires from an old family ring of his. The pebble started off a lot larger […]

Feeling inspired……

It’s taken me a while to warm up to all these new social networking tools, but I’m feeling inspired. I’ve had a hard time figuring out where I fit in to it and what I might be able to contribute or share. That’s what it’s all about really, sharing, not shameless self promotion. That’s […]

Valentine’s Day Offer!

Find that perfect (and unique) gift for your sweetie! Now through February 13th by 3pm (for overnight delivery), enjoy 20% off your purchase at Jennifer’s online store. Please use codeLOVE2012 upon checkout.Oh, you’d like to use your own beach pebble found during last summer’s special trip to the coast? Well, Jennifer Nielsen Hand-Crafted Jewelry is offering […]

By |February 2nd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Falling into the comforts of cooling weather…

Charmed, I’m SureIntroducing the Elements Collection, Jennifer’s distinctive and collectable charm series. Each intricate piece combines freshwater pearls, diamonds, Sterling, and 18K gold, with Jennifer’s signature gemstones – tide-polished pebbles from the shores of Maine. Sold individually, they can be worn alone or grouped in countless combinations. Jennifer will be adding to the collection yearly […]

By |November 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’m in Coastal Living Magazine this month!

The ocean is inspiration for so many of us and this month I was one of the sea-loving artists featured in this fantastic article. It’s in newsstands now and would be a perfect end of summer beach read (bring a sweater)!Don’t forget my upcoming shows:This weekend!Scarborough Fine Crafts Show at Camp Ketcha    Date: September 17th & […]

By |September 12th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

July Shows

The 46th Annual Yarmouth Clam FestivalFriday, July 15 & Saturday, July 16, 10 am – 9 pm, Sunday  |  July 17, 10 am – 5 pmMain Street & beyond, downtown Yarmouth, Mainewww.clamfestival.comMaine Crafts Guild Fine Craft Show at DamariscottaSaturday, July 23, 10 am – 5 pm  |  Sunday, July 24, 10 am – 4 […]

By |July 11th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments