NJ Jewels, previously Nicki Jean was born as dedication to Lori's mother, Nancy Jean Mills who passed away in 2010. Lori found a form of therapy at a local bead store she often visited. She came up with a unique design coined, The Halo Collection Making jewelry became a love, passion and then a business. She has been creating beautiful jewelry ever since.
While living in downtown Chicago, Lori took many jewelry design classes to perfect her craft and bring quality to her pieces. She then started selling her treasures at different local boutiques and markets, and then stores around the country! Stepping away from the scene for a while, NJ Jewels is back and ready to adorn the world with her designs.
Adding trunk shows as a way to interact with her customers, helped pave the way to her LAYER. STACK. COLLECT motto that keeps her customers always wanting more! Showcasing her fun materials and layering techniques with her eye for design and fashion will help you with endless combinations to keep your style game strong. Collections that are colorful, interchangeable and rare.
Woman owned and handmade in the US, NJ Jewels is one of the best options for affordable elegance. Pieces that are colorful, interchangeable, and rare. Making you feel like a star! Beautiful and confident all while stepping up your accessory game!
NJ Jewels is a vision of Lori Mills a native of Illinois inspired by city living, blissful travels and a lot of creativity that came from her mama!
As a child, growing up in Springfield, IL she would make necklaces while fishing with her father from lures and beads she would get from a bead store just down the street. She continued the love of making jewelry as well as repurposing for family and friends.
The Halo is a NJ Jewels staple. Used in many pieces throughout all of the collections. Adding a touch of elegance to each piece it adorns.
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