Michael HartneyComment
ancient charms.jpg

ancient civilizations were known to adorn there bodies in stunning handcrafted jewelry. this was done to symbolize wealth. jewelry was handed down from generations, traded between family members, and even traveled across long distances because of its value.

these ancient jewelry pieces and charms from different cultures across the world have always been an inspiration to MHART. throughout the collection you will find unique pendants, charms, and objects that have been recast from original ancient jewelry that I have collected along my journey.

Pinwheel Necklace

This striking statement necklace features a large three dimensional pin wheel pendant in brass.   

  • 18k gold plated brass

  • length: 18" ( if you would like this necklace at a different length please email us)

  • hand crafted in New York City 

Add To Cart
Sahara Necklace

This necklace features a stunning 18 karat gold plated pendant, cast from an original handcrafted Taureg design.

The Taureg are the proud “Lords of the Sahara.” There art and jewelry are elegant yet portable to accommodate there nomadic lifestyle.

    • mother of pearl, vertebrae bone, quartz gemstone.

Add To Cart
Aztec Fringe Coin Earrings

a detailed sterling silver plated aztec coin dangles below this fun cotton fringe earring.

  • metal: .925 sterling silver french wire

  • silver plated aztec coin

  • size: 3.5” (8.9cm) long

  • hand crafted in Barcelona, Spain

  • this style ships from our Barcelona, Spain location. If you are located outside of Barcelona, Spain please choose international shipping at check out.

Add To Cart

My Quill Collection

Michael HartneyComment
Quill Horizontal.jpg

One of the first designs, for MHART was a porcupine quill adorned with a hand carved skull head on top. This pendant is still in the collection today. One of my favorite necklaces, I in fact wear it every day.

Among many of the natural materials I use throughout the collection, porcupine quills are one of my favorites. Each quill is unique in its own way; in shape, color, and size.

Porcupine Nature.jpg
Porcupines naturally shed there quills, so no animals are harmed in the process of making any of my quill necklaces.

Porcupines naturally shed there quills, so no animals are harmed in the process of making any of my quill necklaces.

Porcupines quills are released by contact with them, or they may drop out when the porcupine shakes its body. New quills grow to replace lost ones. From ancient times, it was believed that porcupines could throw their quills at an enemy, but this has long been refuted.

Porcupine hunting.jpeg

Every few months I collect new quills to restock, and carefully clean, sanitize, and shed down the tips so the quill is not sharp for the wearer.

Every quill is unique in its own way, if you are purchasing one of MHART Quill necklaces and would like to see the quills I have available, please feel free to email me and I can send you images of current inventory. (email:

Kiss The Hunter Spike Necklace
Add To Cart
Kiss The Hunter Spike Earring
Add To Cart
Quill Necklace
leather color:
Add To Cart
Porcupine Skull Necklace
Add To Cart

Morning Inspiration

Michael HartneyComment
beads african.jpg
beads african.jpg

Its that time again, to design the next collection. I am smiling ear to ear :) This is my favorite moment.

I wake up at 6 am, to make myself an iced espresso and lock myself and my french bull dog in my studio for the day :)

The early mornings are the most creative time of day for me. My mind is empty and ready to start fresh with new ideas. I am constantly designing and creating new product this way - it will take weeks until a collection is finalized. Each morning there is a new idea and it is executed. I believe there is no excuse for me to hold back and not develop an idea, I want to design and create everything that comes to mind, it is when I am finalizing the full collection that I do my edit. I then work as a stylist to pull the right designs together and create a beautiful flow for the season.


As you know MHART is inspired by my travels from exotic destinations around the world to a tribe hand weaving baskets for every day use. It is this artisan work that is always inspiring to me. I want the jewelry I create to be loved and worn every day, as it is something you need rather then want.

Discover some of my favorite pieces in the collection

Lapis Tranquility

Michael HartneyComment

It is believed that Lapis can bring the wearer inner peace and enhance their memory. When hand making each MHART piece of jewelry it is important that there is meaning behind each hand crafted design. Our Lapis Lazuli pieces are one of our most loved treasures in the line.

MHART x Saks Fifth Avenue Collaboration

Michael HartneyComment

Shop our favorite styles right now, on sale now at Saks Fifth Avenue.  This past month we collaborated with Saks to offer some of our best hand crafted styles!  You can shop the collection now in store and online!

Click to shop: here