Behind the Design: Chocolay River

The Chocolay River is featured in several pieces in the River Series.

Sunset in the Chocolay is the largest pendant:
The Mini Chocolay River Pendant is slightly smaller:
And is complimented by the Mini Chocolay Earrings:
The Chocolay Bayou is also featured in earring form:
And in an elongated pendant:

The Chocolay River is home to hundreds of species of flora and fauna. Mink, muskrat, black bear, deer, herons and eagles all call this river their home. Several species of fish swim upstream to spawn as well. If you watch closely after a rain or on a full moon, you might see steelhead cresting the surface on their way upstream.

Photo by the UP Land Conservancy

Explore this area via paddling or hiking the trails near the bayou. Water access includes a boat launch off of M28 and the Chocolay Township Marina (located in downtown Harvey)

Happy Earth Day from all of us here at Beth Millner Jewelry!


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