UNISEX JEWELRY FOR YOU AND THE OTHER YOU
Delphine Pontvieux creates original leather work for him, her, they, you, you and the other you.
Never mind our generation has come to grips with the fact that pretty much everything we consume is mass produced, French born, Chicago based jewelry designer Delphine Pontvieux begs to differ that there is a spot to be filled to cater to discerning people who are still looking for something truly unique.
Every NYET piece of leather jewelry or accessory is handmade by her in her Chicago workshop, with love, patience and the individual attention they deserve, with carefully selected hides and hardware that are made to last.
Pontvieux creates the designs, dyes her own leather with eco-friendly dyes, and produces each piece from scratch. As you browse this website, never hesitate to contact Delphine, as she takes pride in developing relationships with her customers and loves to dialogue with you.
Also, if you are looking for something specific that you never quite seem to find, be sure to contact Delphine. Together, she will work with your budget and style to create the perfect piece of leather finery that you desire, be it a belt, a necklace or a cuff.
ABOUT GIVING BACK:
NYET JEWELRY supports many charities by way of providing jewelry pieces for silent auctions, such as Almost Home Kids, Make-a-Wish, The Chicago Literature Hall of Fame, Thodos Dance Chicago, The Positive Zone Project, Growing Home, Child's Voice, Rahab's Daughters (fighting human trafficking), the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research, etc.
NYET JEWELRY'S HISTORY:
- Nyet Jewelry is a division of Miss Nyet Publishing, LLC, a small press founded by Delphine Pontvieux in the summer of 2009. (www.missnyet.com)
- After the release of her first novel, Pontvieux felt the urge to make something with her hands that didn't include typing away on a keyboard. She started making jewelry, experiencing with leather, metal and suede in her garage.
- Miss Nyet jewelry was officially born in September of 2012, when Pontvieux launched her very first jewelry collection: NON ET NON-THE AFFIRMATIVE COLLECTION.
- Several of her nautical-themed pieces were featured in the special swimsuit summer edition of Southern Boating magazine in 2013.
- Another collection followed in the spring of 2013, called THE EQUESTRIAN COLLECTION.
- Pontvieux's signature choker was commissioned by the organizers of the Beach Polo World Cup 2013 to be given as a trophy ceremony gift to all the female pro players who participated in the tournament.
- She launched her third collection, called WOAH, FRENCHY, in the fall of 2013, followed by CHIC PLANET, which launched at the end of March 2014.
- Delphine Pontvieux was commissioned once again to present some of her equestrian creations as gifts to all the professional polo players, male and female, participating in the La Martina Beach Polo World Cup 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida.
- In the fall of 2014, Pontvieux decided it was time to give a new set of wings to her growing company. She renamed it NYET jewelry and created a website entirely dedicated to her jewelry work, www.nyetjewelry.com.
- Delphine Pontvieux attended fashion week in NY and came back with her head full of ideas. She released the collection CHIC HAPPENS in 2016. More than ever, she developed her brand by taking part in a lot of art shows and fashion events.
- Delphine Pontvieux moved into her new workshop and show room in September 2017, where customers are welcomed to shop and discuss custom orders by appointment.
- For her 2017 and 2018 collections, Pontvieux created handbags and unisex wallets in addition to jewelry.
- 2019 saw the release of a new collection, STOPPING TRAFFIC, along with NYET's first official fashion show.
- Chicago fashion week (April 2019) at Water Tower Place on Michigan Avenue, Chicago.
- Stopping Traffic fashion show (June 2019) at famous Stan Mansion in Chicago.
- Chicago and New York fashion week TBA.
NYET JEWELRY is sold internationally online, at trunk shows (find out more about how to set yours up here), art shows, as well as select jewelry stores and art galleries.