Joan and Skip on Creating Future Heirlooms

Posted by: Vicki Friedman on Thursday, May 26, 2022

When Joan Michlin and Skip Ennis met 46 years ago, they clicked as two Yankees in the deep South. They were students at Memphis Academy of Art, both serious about their craft. She was a Michigander, who, at 16, had a booth showcasing her Sterling Silver rings at the Ann Arbor Art Fair. He hailed from Cape Cod, rejected the Ivy League path and had recently returned from a life-altering scholarship program in Florence, Italy.

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Late Night Lincoln Center

Posted by: Joan Michlin on Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Some of our Events are so much Fun no one wants to go home! Ann Arbor, Reston, and New York City are among them. Here are several NYC Collectors enjoying a perfect evening at The American Craft Festival at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. ... Read More

Looking for a Gift? Joan Michlin Earrings!

Posted by: Joan Michlin on Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Joan Michlin Earrings are an easy way to look like a superhero when the box opens. I always say there are 4 earrings at the display that will look great on everyone. Prism Cubist Symphony Cadence They are good midrange priced earrings. A group ... Read More

Fireworks Over the Constellations

Posted by: Joan Michlin on Friday, July 3, 2015
This year started off beautifully with fireworks on the beach in Naples. I loves fireworks, and while we were looking at the sky afterward overlooking the darkness of the Gulf of Mexico, we could see Orion and the winter constellations. Small ... Read More

Give our regards to chilly Broadway: From Warm, Sunny Boca Raton

Posted by: Joan Michlin on Saturday, January 17, 2015
Empress bracelet was the Grand Damme of the show in super busy Boca Raton, FL it seemed like it was never in the case! It feels so soft, each link just falls against your skin. Click here for a close look. We were swamped with so many snowbirds and ... Read More

Somerset brings out the Jersey Girls:

Posted by: Joan Michlin on Friday, March 11, 2011
High School sweethearts celebrate their love with Joan Michlin. Her Majestic Bracelet is a classic timeless beauty just like her. Somerset was a busy, but intimate show. Only the best of my favorite Sugarloaf artists were there. Show visitors ... Read More

Howling at the Moon Stones

Posted by: Joan Michlin on Sunday, February 27, 2011
New in the collection, the Cosmos series features rainbow moonstones which reflect light internally from layers in the stone creating an effect called schiller, or in the language of gems, adularescense. While white is the common color for ... Read More

Jeans and Jewelry in Scottsdale: Diamonds!

Posted by: Joan Michlin on Sunday, February 27, 2011
The Jeans and Jewelry fashion sense of the Scottsdale area has been captured in this ad by the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. If you look carefully you will see those diamonds in the sky are all from the Joan Michlin Collection, just ... Read More

Make the Other Girls Jealous- Coconut Grove Art Festival

Posted by: Joan Michlin on Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Every time the Empress Bracelet came out of the box, we were mobbed. Women would cross the street to comment. Not every woman can be married to Fabio, but after teasing his wife Patricia for two days he made her the envy of the show. She knows she's ... Read More

Cowgirls like Joan Michlin

Posted by: Unknown on Friday, February 18, 2011
The uniform is of the Scottsdale area is Jeans and Jewelry, and the cowgirls like their Joan Michlin! Carefree, AZ certainly was care-free for the Michlin team. Our most western show, Carefree is the only show that Joan Michlin does in the Western ... Read More

Giving Back in Miami

Posted by: Joan Michlin on Saturday, February 5, 2011
As part of the Coconut Grove Art Festival, exhibiting artists can volunteer in the community to come into schools to support the next generation of artists. Skip is a great teacher, and he’s also a printmaker and painter. He designs the Joan ... Read More
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