smaller photoWho is Miss Courageous?

Miss Courageous is a mother, a sister, a friend, a mentor, an inspiration. She is strong, adventurous, brave, creative, independent, heroic. She is you.

About the artist

Millie Hilgert designs and makes all Miss Courageous jewelry & accessories. Everything she makes used to be something else. Call it upcycling, recycling, repurposing, eco-friendly, crafting green, re-use, reinvent, or redesign. Whatever you call it, ultimately it means you get something fresh, fun and new from something that reminds you of your childhood. From vintage game pieces and record vinyl to bottle caps and altered LEGO bricks, Miss Courageous transforms pop culture into Pop Jewelry and Accessories for you and your home. Her work is constantly evolving and new pieces are created regularly.

Her work has been seen on Boise’s channel 6 news, featured in the Idaho Statesman, the Boise Weekly, Treasure Valley Family Magazine, Eagle Magazine, Las Vegas Home & Design and showcased on several popular blogs.

About the name

The name “Miss Courageous” actually came from a song my husband wrote with his former band The Nixon Clocks. Even though I didn’t know him then, it seemed the song was written about me.

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