Nelle & Lizzy
Page Doby & Martha Gensheimer
Tell us about your business.We began N&L because we saw a need ~ simple and sophisticated mother's jewelry. Because we were both working other jobs at the time, we wanted to wear a subtle piece of jewelry with our children's names ~ our way of carrying them with us to work. We saw a huge void in tasteful, well made stamped jewelry...and Nelle and Lizzy was born. We use the highest grade sterling silver. Each piece is designed by us, handcrafted by our silversmith in New Mexico and stamped in our studio in Fort Worth’s Historic Southside. . We are proud to keep the production of our designs in the United States, our way of ensuring the highest quality product available on the market today. Whether celebrating the birth of a child, a graduation, a wedding or the passing of a loved one, we want to be with you every step of the way. The NelleandLizzy.com website provides an opportunity for you to create not only a memorable piece of jewelry, but a true work of art.
What makes your business stand out?As the pioneers of stamped jewelry, we started stamping silver rings with names of loved ones and to this day our intertwined rings remain our best sellers. We design, mold and cast all of our designs ~ not using ready made blanks or craft store supplies. Since we design all our products, we ensure that they are unique to our line and they are the best quality on the market.
What's the best business advice you've received?Do what you love and love what you do ~ this should be the Golden Rule of all entrepreneurs! Having your own business is a labor of love. While it is demanding it is also one of the most rewarding things we have ever done. We are lucky enough to both have entrepreneurial spirits and incredible work ethics. Both are important but not nearly as important as having the passion and belief in what you are doing. The second best advice we received was to build our business at a rate where we can ensure we deliver a quality product with great customer service. By having all our manufacturing done in the USA we believe this really elevates our brand and has allowed us to deliver the highest quality product.
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