MY STORY

"I sold my first necklace right off of my neck!" -Ilissa

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HOW MY SHOP STARTED

My first piece was sold in a truly unique way, and is the reason that I now have my designs available to the world.

I was on an airplane wearing one of my necklaces. The woman sitting next to me turned and asked me where she could buy one like mine. After telling her that the necklace was handmade by me, she asked if she could buy it. I sold my first necklace off of my neck, and that was the start of Ilissa Michele Jewelry!

THE BEGINNING OF A JEWELRY ARTISAN

The best decision I ever made was to dedicate 18 years to raising my kids. As we all know, being a mom is the most important job in the world. Raising my children was truly a gift.

But as the kids got older, I had a lot more free time. I decided to look inward and engage in some self-care. Part of this journey included having a dialogue with myself, deciding what was next.

I've always enjoyed working with my hands; pottery, knitting, painting. Although enjoyable, it wasn’t “it.”

I liked things from the earth, like beads and stones specifically. I came to life in a bead store in NYC; I felt it the moment I walked in the door. I started beading bracelets and necklaces, experimenting with colors, shapes, and textures. I’m proudly self-taught. I bought the proper tools, researched and acquired materials, and after many trials and errors, my first sellable necklace was born.

WHAT MAKES EVERY PIECE SPECIAL

Each and every design is inspired by my own personal style. You won’t find these designs anywhere else.

Just the right amount of boho chic, uniqueness, and statement making.

STATEMENT STONES

Each stone has a unique meaning, to go along with its unique look. Choose Amazonite for calming energizes, Lapis Lazuli for wisdom, and many more.

SHOP STONE NECKLACES

LAYER FOR UNIQUE LOOKS

My designs are all about a stylized #neckmess. Pair gold, silver, and matte black chains together, and even add in a stone or leather necklace. Finish off your look with charms.

SHOP CHAIN NECKLACES

NECKLACES

Silver and Gold Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp
Silver and Gold Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp
Silver and Gold Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp
Silver and Gold Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp
Silver and Gold Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp

Silver and Gold Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp

$299.00
Paper Clip Gold Chain Necklace with Two Tone Clasp
Paper Clip Gold Chain Necklace with Two Tone Clasp
Paper Clip Gold Chain Necklace with Two Tone Clasp

Paper Clip Gold Chain Necklace with Two Tone Clasp

$268.00
Labradorite Chain Necklace with Pave Diamond Lobster Claw Clasp
Labradorite Chain Necklace with Pave Diamond Lobster Claw Clasp
Labradorite Chain Necklace with Pave Diamond Lobster Claw Clasp

Labradorite Chain Necklace with Pave Diamond Lobster Claw Clasp

$294.00
Etched Sterling Silver Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp
Etched Sterling Silver Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp
Etched Sterling Silver Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp
Etched Sterling Silver Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp

Etched Sterling Silver Chain with Pave Diamond Clasp

$273.00
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PENDANTS

Pave Diamond Solid Heart Pendant
Pave Diamond Solid Heart Pendant

Pave Diamond Solid Heart Pendant

$278.00
Pave Diamond Inspirational Pendant
Pave Diamond Inspirational Pendant

Pave Diamond Inspirational Pendant

$221.00
Pave Diamond Large Dog Tag
Pave Diamond Large Dog Tag

Pave Diamond Large Dog Tag

$299.00
CC Pave Diamond Pendant
CC Pave Diamond Pendant
CC Pave Diamond Pendant
CC Pave Diamond Pendant

CC Pave Diamond Pendant

$268.00
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LOVE FROM MY CUSTOMERS

"Omg! Even prettier than pictured!"

Dora

"Each stone is vibrant with color. Bound to purchase more. Thank you so much!"
★★★★★

"It’s beautifully bad ass..."

Dawn

"Looks great long or doubled up and the clasp is great for adding charms."
★★★★★

"My favorite piece!"

Molly

"It goes with my gold paperclip necklace and a beaded necklace. I love the versatility."
★★★★★

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Beaded Necklaces

Beaded Necklaces

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Chain Necklaces

Chain Necklaces

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Braided Leather Necklaces

Braided Leather Necklaces

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Pendants

Pendants

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