Pauline's Jewelry Box

is a provider of individually designed, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted art jewelry. Owner and artist Mary Nelson repurposes vintage jewelry; found objects (watch & typewriter parts, popbottle tops, pinback buttons, keys, electrical parts, sea glass, lace, etc.); Cracker Jack, gumball & other vintage charms; & semi-precious metal & gemstones to create one-of-a-kind wearable works of art. Each piece comes with a narrative that tells a story about the meaning and/or origin of its components.


You can also check out my jewelry at these locations!

Beaverdale Books
2629 Beaver Ave # S1
Des Moines IA 50310

Five Monkeys Inc.
4211 Chamberlain Drive
Des Moines IA 50312