This store requires javascript to be enabled for some features to work correctly.

Lillie Nell logo

By Holly Nolan

parallax

Native-Made Handwoven
Contemporary Beadweaving​

Lillie Nell jewelry is handwoven using the finest Japanese glass beads, nylon thread, and a tiny needle without the use of a bead loom. As each bead is threaded by hand, the needle and thread passes through each bead 2-4 times. From design concept to final stitch, each pair of Lillie Nell earrings takes 2-4 hours to create and contain an average of 1,200 beads per pair.

Who is Lillie Nell?

Hi, my name is Holly Nolan and I am the owner and beadweaver behind Lillie Nell, named for my paternal grandmother. Unfortunately I was never able to meet her due to growing up without knowing my biological father or my Native American ancestry. Thanks to social media I have been able to connect to my family and learn about our wonderful Granny. My sisters tell me that Lillie Nell was the strongest woman, that she was a hard worker, that she cared deeply for her community, and could make anything.

When I started beading as a way to find a connection to my MOWA Choctaw family it seemed like a natural choice to name my company for my grandmother.

A headshot of Holly Nolan, owner of Lillie Nell

How to Order​

Lillie Nell opens for custom orders every Sunday at 12pm central time.  Each week there will be a certain number of custom slots available.  You may order as many pairs as you like while the shop is open.  The Lillie Nell shop will close for the remainder of the week after all custom slots are claimed.  Please set an alarm for noon on Sunday if you hope to purchase made-to-order earrings.  Orders will ship within 10 business days.

Shop Now

Shop Best Sellers

Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Golden Hour
Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Golden Hour
Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Pileated
Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Mother Bird
Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Neutral
Lillie Nell Hishi Earrings in Alpine
Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Seafoam
Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Canyon
Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Rainbow
Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Blue Jay
Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Blossom
Lillie Nell Híshi Earrings in Cardinal
Híshi
Híshi earrings in seafoam worn by Holly Nolan

Híshi

$85.00
Shop Now
Lillie Nell Sinti Earrings in Vermillion + White
Lillie Nell Sinti Earrings in Vermillion + White
Lillie Nell Sinti Earrings in White + Turquoise
Lillie Nell Sinti Earrings in Cornflower + White
Lillie Nell Sinti Earrings in Blush + Gold
Lillie Nell Sinti Earrings in Lavender + Violet
Lillie Nell Sinti Earrings in Spruce + Gold
Sinti
Sinti

Sinti

$85.00
Shop Now
Lillie Nell Hinak Bitepuli Earrings in Brass + Tropics
Lillie Nell Hinak Bitepuli Earrings in Brass + Tropics
Lillie Nell Hinak Bitepuli Earrings in Brass + Mulberry
Lillie Nell Hinak Bitepuli Earrings in Brass + Canyon
Lillie Nell Hinak Bitepuli Earrings in Brass + Stormy
Lillie Nell Hinak Bitepuli Earrings in Silver + Ocean
Lillie Nell Hinak Bitepuli Earrings in Brass + Cascade
Lillie Nell Hinak Bitepuli Earrings in Silver + Tulip
Hinak Bitepuli

Hinak Bitepuli

$85.00
Shop Now
Lillie Nell Sinti Tuklo Earrings in Tradition
Lillie Nell Sinti Tuklo Earrings in Tradition
Lillie Nell Sinti Tuklo Earrings in Silver + Rattlesnake
Lillie Nell Sinti Tuklo Earrings in Brass + Magnolia
Lillie Nell Sinti Tuklo Earrings in Orchid
Lillie Nell Sinti Tuklo Earrings in Canyon
Sinti Tuklo

Sinti Tuklo

$85.00
Shop Now
A pair of Sinti earrings being beaded

Woven by hand

Every bead is a blessing and they’re all counted twice. Lillie Nell Jewelry is only crafted when I am in good sprits. The energy we carry while we are creating is woven into our work and is passed onto the wearer.

A pair of Sinti earrings being packaged

Packaged with care

Packaged on hand-stamped cards and boxes, each package carries my grandmother's name and likeness. Earrings that are woven on metal components include a complimentary polishing cloth.

A pair of Sinti earrings being worn

Worn with love

I hope when you wear your 𝐋𝐈𝐋𝐋𝐈𝐄 𝐍𝐄𝐋𝐋 jewelry you feel strong, confident, and powerful. Wearers of Lillie Nell tell me they can immediately feel the good intentions woven into their jewelry.

Can non-Native people wear Native-made beadwork?

Lillie Nell jewelry is for everyone.  As a full-time artist I could not do what I do without your support.  Wearing non-regalia Native-made jewelry is a fabulous to show appreciation for Native American art.

LIGHT AS A FEATHER

The feedback I hear most from Lillie Nell customers is that they can't believe how lightweight my beaded earrings are.

Subscribe to
Lillie Nell Newsletter