Crafting Stories, One Jewel at a Time

Explore Bella Vita's Journey of Handcrafted Elegance, Community Connection, and Artisan Excellence

Community Connection: Uplifting local communities and forging strong customer relationships.
Inspiration & Unity: Sparking creativity in the next generation and promoting inclusiveness.
Sustainable Crafting: Emphasizing repurposing and responsible creation.
Personal Expression: Crafting jewelry that tells your unique story.

Our Story

Since 2008, Bella Vita Jewelry has been more than a brand. It's a way of life, inspiring you to tell your story through handcrafted elegance and personal style. Our collections, made by hand in Little Rock, Arkansas, blend traditional craftsmanship with innovative design.

We are passionate creators. We don't just craft jewelry; we craft connections, celebrate community, and encourage uniqueness.

Meet Brandy, Our Founder

Brandy Thomason McNair founded Bella Vita Jewelry in 2008, growing it into a brand featured in over 200 stores nationally and internationally. Working from her studio in Little Rock, Arkansas, she creates handmade jewelry known for personalized charms, natural stones, and vintage elements. When not working, Brandy loves gardening, flea markets, traveling, and spending time with her shop dog, Chester.

Meet Our Team

Miki Elliott


Miki, who joined Bella Vita in 2017, handles everything wholesale. After a career as a Registered Interior Designer, Miki moved to Little Rock and reconnected with collegemate Brandy to help grow the business. She loves live theater, vintage furniture, playing the ukulele, and a good cup of coffee. She's also a Fire Wife and the mom of "Boss Baby" Margo.

Meg Choate


Meg rejoined Bella Vita as the Production Manager in 2018, after initially joining in 2014. She crafts the jewelry sold in-store and worldwide, imagining the stories it'll tell in their new homes. Meg also enjoys creek spots, singing, and making colorful foods.

Kendal Drew


A creative spirit, Kendal's passion for the arts includes jewelry making, crocheting, ceramics, painting, and paper mache. She finds Bella Vita's creative environment inspiring and looks forward to inspiring others.

Johanna Weinheimer


Johanna, a student and entrepreneur, balances school, work at Bella Vita, and her own business, Johanna Cole Macrame. Passionate about yoga, traveling, art, plants, and her dogs, Johanna embodies creative energy.

Raven Nobles


Raven is our social media guru and a world traveler at heart. Author of the poetry book "Anything and Everything," she captures the essence of Bella Vita online. When off-duty, she's an account manager at Silverlake Design Studio, always aiming to be a bright light in anyone's day.



Chester, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever and Chocolate Lab mix, became Brandy's family member in 2021. Originally meant to be a duck dog, Chester now enjoys being the best shop dog, fetching tennis balls, and receiving treats and cuddles from friends

Celebrating Excellence and Community Love

2023 Heart of Downtown

A symbol of our heartbeat for the vibrant community we serve, enhancing the beauty of downtown one piece at a time.

2021 The Love Little Rock Award

Honoring our love for Little Rock, this award is a testament to our connection and contributions to our beloved city.

2020 Award of Excellence

Acknowledging our relentless pursuit of quality, creativity, and innovation, this award celebrates our excellence in jewelry crafting.

Step into our Treasure Trove

Experience Bella Vita in Person

📍108 W 6th St A, Little Rock, AR 72201, United States
📞 +1 501-396-9146
🚗 Street Parking Available
♿ Barrier-Free Entrance Available

Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11 am–5:30 pm
Wednesday: 11 am–5:30 pm
Thursday: 11 am–5:30 pm
Friday: 11 am–5:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am–4:00 pm