While studying jewelry and metalsmithing at Northern Michigan University, Beth started her jewelry business. At first, her studio was set up in the corner of her tiny kitchen where she started developing her unique style.
Beth Graduates from NMU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and begins traveling the country to show her work at various music and art festivals.
The grand opening of the Beth Millner Jewelry storefront in downtown Marquette, MI.
Beth is awarded the Special Recognition Individual in the Marquette County Annual Arts Awards by the Marquette Arts and Culture Center.
Beth Millner Jewelry hires its first full-time employee: Operations Manager, Janna Lies. With Janna’s help, Beth is able to focus more on jewelry design and creation while Janna develops business and marketing strategies.
Beth is awarded the title of Outstanding Young Alumni by the Northern Michigan University Alumni Association to honor her success as an artist and local business owner.
With the onset of COVID-19, Beth pivots production to start sewing and distributing handmade masks and mask-making supplies. To date, thousands of locally handmade masks have been donated and sold to people all over the country
Beth Millner Jewelry is awarded Michigan Woman Owned Small Business of 2020 by Michigan Celebrates Small Business for its innovation, philanthropy, performance, and workplace culture.
Beth collaborates with local artists to have custom exclusive belt buckles, wallets and belts with her signature conifer couple design.
Beth starts exploring her painting and drawing skills and starts offering a series of greeting cards printed with her designs.
The Artisan Goods collection expands with new eco-friendly puzzles, prints, coloring books, notebooks and greeting cards printed with Beth's original paintings. Thanks to their partnership with the National Forest Foundation, Beth Millner Jewelry is able to plant one tree for every Artisan Goods item sold.
Beth continues to pursue her dream of creating high-quality, eco-friendly jewelry (and now masks!). Beth Millner Jewelry has grown to a team of 5 creative, hardworking individuals with a love for nature, art, and community.
Beth has been in several art shows across the country from 2007-2011 including: Art on the Rocks; Marquette, MI - Art in the Park; Iron Mountain, MI - Art for All; Menominee, MI - Eagle Harbor Art Fair; Eagle Harbor, MI - Copper Harbor Art in the Park; Copper Harbor, MI - Harvest Gathering; Lake City, MI - Poor Artist Sale; Calumet, MI - Bonifas Holiday Art Show; Escanaba, MI - Michigan State University Arts & Crafts Show; East Lansing; MI - Houghton Spring Arts and Music Festival; Houghton, MI - Marquette Arts and Culture Center Holiday Art Show; Marquette, MI - Cape Coral Festival of Arts; Cape Coral, FL - Bluegrass on the Beach; Lake Havasu, AZ - Circle of Art; Borrego Springs, CA - Encinitas Street Fair; Encinitas, CA - Venice-Nokomis Rotary Art Fair; Venice, FL - Hiawatha; Marquette, MI - Wheatland; Remus, MI - Blissfest; Harbor Springs, MI - Dunegrass; Empire, MI - Farmfest; Johannesburg, MI