Maike\'s Marvels
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Maike\'s Marvels

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Accessories – Chicago, IL

Maike’s Marvels offers one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry and home adornments. Steel wire is hand-bent into organic and abstract shapes, and embellished with waxed paper, beads or other meaningful items. The pendants, earrings, necklaces and bracelets can be customized as special gifts for loved ones and have been described as “worlds within themselves.” Steel wire is hand-bent into organic and abstract shapes, and embellished with waxed paper, beads or other meaningful items. The pendants, earrings, necklaces and bracelets can be customized as special gifts for loved ones and have been described as “worlds within themselves.” Customization options include shape, color, quotes, birthstones or personal items to be incorporated into the piece. Maike also creates wall decor based on her nature photography using an ancient Egyptian art-making technique called encaustic. A blend of resin and beeswax is used to fuse paper and other embellishments onto wood or canvas to create a work of art for display in your home. You can find Maike’s unique gifts at various pop-up events which she announces in her monthly newsletter and on her web site. Maike is Dutch with German family ties, and moved to the United States as a teenager. She currently serves as the co-President of FUSEDChicago and is a co-founder of the Network of Entrepreneurial Women, a women’s business group rotating around Chicagoland suburbs on a monthly basis. ...more