Stop by Our Store: 7 Old Searsport Ave, Rte 1, Belfast, Maine 04915             Phone: 207-338-4300
Our hours are:  April  Friday and Saturday 10-6, and Sunday 10-3
May –December open Daily, Monday – Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 10-3
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Shipping Note: If your complete order is 3 lbs or over, your shipping fee will not be included in the initial charge. We want to make your shipping expense is the most economical to you. We will contact you to discuss your preferred shipping choice and rate. Once you decide on shipping, the shipping fee will be charged to your credit card once your product has shipped.

Return and Exchanges:  Special orders are non-returnable.
Regular orders can be returned within 7 days of receipt in their original packaging and in the case of jewelry, in unworn condition. Please notify the Lupine Cottage by phone or email before the return. The client is responsible for returning the item(s) pre-paid and insured to the Lupine Cottage. Credit issued will not include original shipping and insurance charges. We reserve the right to not accept a return and may require a re-stocking or repair fee if the item has been at all damaged or worn. While our policies are firm for obvious reasons, we will do everything we can to work with you and make sure your experience with us is positive.

The Lupine Cottage Artisans David and Loretta Sopiel Dow, Sopiel’s Sea Feathers

OUR SEA STONES, SEA SHELLS, AND SEA GLASS ARE INDIVIDUALLY SOURCED FROM THE ATLANTIC SHORES OF THE ROCKBOUND BAY OF FUNDY AND THE SANDY BEACHES OF THE OUTER BANKS

Meet Lupine Artisans David and Loretta Sopiel Dow
Owners of Sopiel’s Sea Feathers

Sopiel’s Sea Feathers is a native American jewelry enterprise created by Loretta Sopiel Dow and her husband, David.  Sea Feathers jewelry is notable for its’ simple, yet elegant designs that integrate individually gathered sea pebbles, sea shells, and sea glass—with the finest silver, bronze, brass, copper, genuine leather and gold-filled findings and necklace materials available worldwide. 

Our Sea Feathers are made by hand and are one of a kind. No two are alike as each sea stone, shell or piece of sea glass has its own spirit and personality therefore requiring individual attention and design.

 

This characteristic of our pieces is what makes them intriguing, very personal, and a boundless joy and privilege to create. They speak to us and our clients!

Dave and Loretta reside at Sipayik (Pleasant Point), Maine. Sipayik (pronounced SUE-BUY-IK) is one of three, first nation reservations,  that are located within the ancient homeland of the Passamaquoddy people—the Bay of Fundy region. Passamaquoddy (meaning the people who spear pollack) have called this place home for thousands of years. The Passamaquoddy are a part of the Wabanaki Alliance (people of the dawn), Algonquin speaking eastern woodland native Americans, residing in New England and the Maritime provinces of Canada. 

 

Dave and Loretta also call Hatteras Island, on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, home as well. They spend most of the winter months gathering some of the areas bountiful sea shell varieties including wampum. (Wampum is the white and purple quahog shell fragments once used as a form of currency and for recording tribal laws, treaties, and other notable events by native American tribes along the Atlantic coast.)