Oie Jewelry ~ Artist In Her Studio

Some of the things Kristin and I love, are pretty things with creative potential.

These are the type of bits and baubles that make us smile.

 

 

 

 

 

And, these are the kinds of things I found at Liz Oie’s studio where she was busy putting the finishing touches on Ree’s necklace.  There were all sorts of feathers, stones, gems, and antique pieces ready to be chosen, woven into chain or wire, re-purposed for adornment with someone else’s pleasure and happiness in mind.

 

 

 

 

 

Liz thinks about each woman who may wear a piece of her work as she fashions it.  She remembers a quote from Mr. Rogers that stuck with her about how it is what happens along your journey, that shapes who you are.  As Liz weaves the wire with a touch of her hand and adds the stones for each necklaces and thinks of the wearer she says, “When I am shaping my jewelry I am really adding to their journey…if I take the opportunity to notice and make it special.”

Her beautiful work is found in museum shows, Minneapolis fashion shows, New York City boutiques and on the necks of celebrities such as Julia Roberts.  Liz, a mother, wife and woman who has found a passion creating something beautiful and special for any woman says, “I love that I can make women feel good, get dressed up and feel special.  I like that I can bring some joy to their day.  When I make the Mother’s Tree of Life necklace, since every one, is one of a kind, I know that their necklace will be a unique and special representation of their family and nothing is more important, than family.”

 

 

 

 

 

We think Liz like her jewelry is truly a gem.  We were so pleased to have found such a special piece of jewelry to wear to remember our children we couldn’t help but share this artist’s work!  We are so happy to be able to have found her along our journey at LoveFeast Table.  Who wouldn’t want such a thoughtful artist creating a keepsake for the years?

The Mother’s Tree of Life necklace, featured yesterday on The Pioneer Woman, is made of the highest quality sterling silver available, adorned with beautiful natural gems and is sold in our LoveFeast Boutique for $199.  All orders in today will have the best chance of arriving on Mother’s Day.

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Thanks for visiting today!  We hope you follow along our journey of two friends who our on a creative journey themselves!  You can read more of what we have planned here with our new website and boutique that’s coming soon!  We are excited to be sharing our finds along the way!  Though there may be bumps along the way (like yesterday when our website was down most of the way) we know that it’s the journey not just the destination!!  We hope you come along with us on the dips and mountains!  We are so glad to share some time with you at our table ~ savoring a beautiful life!!  ~Chris Ann & Kristin

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  1. That is a beautiful necklace but I’m sorry $200 is outrageous! Mother’s of all walks of life should have the ability to have something beautiful and the average Mom cannot and would not spend 200 on themselves over the expenses of a child.

  2. Amy, We are so sorry you feel that way. This necklace and the journey it’s on, has been birthed out of the passion of 3 “average” moms. We have 12 children between us and this necklace is a representation of how we value our place in the family.
    This keepsake may not be for you, and that’s okay. There are plenty more choices out there. We hope you find a piece that blesses you.
    Happy Mother’s Day!
    ~Kristin, Chris Ann and Liz

  3. I am sorry, I did not mean to come off as being mean or a troll. The necklace is beyond beautiful and I would love to give it to my own mother. The price just shocked me. Again, I apologize for not being very polite.

  4. we all know how much time and energy goes into raising children, every mother out there deserves a little splurge! Whether it be on a special dress, a day at the salon, a pair of 7jeans, new shoes, or a gorgeous keep-sake necklace that can be passed down to your special little gems! $199 is nothing to ask for every mom out there to remember just how special and beautiful they are!

  5. Kristin says:

    Thanks Cana! We couldn’t agree more!

  6. $199 is well worth the amount of time that Liz Oie puts into each of her pieces. Liz travels all over the country picking out one of a kind (and high quality might I add) gems, jewels, metals, etc for each of her handmade treasures. I am continually impressed by the high quality craftsmanship and style that every necklace, bracelet, ring, and set of earrings embodies! Keep up the good work Liz – we love your work! I get nothing but compliments when I wear anything Oie!

  7. Holly-I completely agree with you. I have several pieces of Oie and the craftsmanship and quality is second to none. In addition she makes each piece by hand and adds the stones for each child to order. Liz is a gem (and an amazing mother of 4 herself!) I am so delighted you have brought her journey to us!
    Happy Mother’s Day to you all.

  8. I have this boho-chic necklace and $199.00 for this quality craftsmanship, not to mention the real, fine quality EMERALDS, RUBIES, SAPPHIRES, PEARLS AND SOLID STERLING SILVER is an AMAZING deal..There can’t be a lot of mark up here. I get compliments everywhere I go too.

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  6. […] Minnesota artist, Liz Oie, will hand-craft your custom made necklace in honor of your family in either gold or silver and with the birth months of children or grandchildren represented on the necklace. […]

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