1990s Kenneth Jay Lane feather necklace, signed. Elle Decor has called Michelle Nussbaumer a visionary and fearless style-monger. Inspired by her grandmother’s vast collection of Native American jewelry, she began her love affair with jewelry at an early age and has collected tribal and designer pieces from around the world. Her personal line, together with finds from afar, are sold at her design headquarters Ceylon et Cie in Dallas. Pieces from her collection have been featured in Marie Claire, Veranda, The New York Times, and many other publications. She is currently working on a textiles and accessories line as well as her first book.