As you walk in the door of Beth Millner Jewelry in downtown Marquette, you may hear hammering or sawing mixed with laughter drifting down from the spiral staircase into the showroom. This is local at its finest, where each piece of jewelry is handcrafted by NMU Art & Design alumni Beth and her small team of assistants (a mix of art alumni and current students) in the studio above the shop, using recycled metals and eco-friendly practices.
In keeping with the heart of the shop’s community minded mission, Beth Millner Jewelry is proud to partner with various organizations to design and craft exclusive lines of fundraiser jewelry. A portion of the proceeds from these pieces are donated to the organizations, which have included the U.P. Diabetes Outreach Network, the Alzheimer’s Association, a memorial art scholarship, Bay Cliff Science Camp and most recently the MooseWood Nature Center with the new honeycomb series.
The launch of Beth’s new honeycomb series this spring comes at a time when bee education and awareness is brought to a national stage. As a long time bee admirer, Beth is excited to donate 10% of the proceeds of any honeycomb jewelry to the MooseWood Nature Center in Marquette, Michigan for their efforts in establishing and maintaining a pollinator garden and continued bee and environmental education.
MooseWood Nature Center is a fantastic non-profit family friendly center that celebrates the natural beauty of the Upper Peninsula through action and education. Open on the weekends, the center is a great stop to make with your family as you picnic or play at Marquette's popular Presque Isle Park.
Let customers speak for us1739 reviews
BMJ mixed metal pendants are my faves, but this one may be the new #1 in my collection. Sunflowers give off such a happy, cheerful vibe that I decided this was the piece that I wanted to wear to help me get through my first chemotherapy session. And you know what? It totally worked. My day sucked a little less wearing this little piece of sunshine. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us - I'll be your biggest fan for life!
I love how Beth's double-banded rings can make a bold statement but still feel light and fit so well. They're my go-to rings.
These are the best for polishing my jewelry
I recently purchased the hummingbird pendant and earrings. I absolutely love them and have gotten so many compliments. Very high quality.
Perfect birthday gift for my daughter-in-law :)
I love this pendant. My husband purchased it for my 50th birthday. We are Minnesotans and we love the UP. The fact that this stone is from the UP makes it very special. And I love that the pendant is reversable!
I love my new earrings, they are such a beautiful shape and color. They are a perfect addition to my Beth Milder collection of jewelry
I am so happy to have ordered this unique piece! as someone with metal allergies it is hard to find silver jewelry that doesn't cause me to break out and I have never had a problem through Beth Millner! Supporting a small local business is an added bonus!
Fifty years ago in September, I began my first semester at
Michigan Technological University.
Superior, its forests, rivers, and rock completely captured my mind and heart.
I return each year with my partner to continue to explore the beautiful, the wild, and epic of this place.
As a remembrance of all that it has meant, and continues to mean to me, I purchased your beautifully crafted “Two Hearted River” pendant.
Thank you to all of the artisans who contributed to this stunning piece.