Meet Our New Designers

Discovery and collaboration are at the core of what makes Local Eclectic different, and we're always searching for new talent to add to our roster of independent jewelry designers. From bold and modern to organic and handmade, the jewelry from our newest designers differs in aesthetic but has one thing in common: it's all unique. Learn the stories behind our newest independent jewelry designers Sophie Monet, Lindsay Lewis, Petit Moments, and Hailey Gerrits.

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Artemer
From Tel-Aviv, Israel, Tanya and Tomer have been designing jewelry together as a team since 2011. Together they create jewelry that is original, refined, and beautiful, while not stealing the show from the person wearing it. "When you purchase one of our designs - you receive a product that is original and of the highest quality, created with ethically sourced materials, and crafted by skilled, fair waged professionals," says Tanya.
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Carrie Elizabeth Jewelry

Carrie Elizabeth Jewelry is a British jewelry brand designed and based in London by Carrie Elizabeth Dennahy. Carrie spent years traveling the world as a fashion and jewelry buyer, and she realized that there were so many brands that she absolutely adored - but simply couldn’t afford! Spotting a gap in the market, she decided to take a leap of faith to start her own line to bridge the gap between ‘fashion’ and ‘fine’ jewelry.

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Carried Jewels

Carried Jewels is the new line of engagement, wedding and ceremony jewelry created by the founder of Local Eclectic, Alexis Nido-Russo. Alexis wanted to create classic styles that felt vintage inspired, timeless and modern, but also had really sharp prices. This collection is made with the highest quality sustainable materials and recycled 14K yellow gold. This is a line of jewelry that is meant to represent love, whether it's between you and your partner or to yourself. Love has many forms and this collection is a celebration of that!

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Casa Clara
Casa Clara partners with women across the world to curate a collection of vibrant, timeless accessories that stand out from the crowd. The brand’s handmade beaded collection is designed and made in collaboration with female artisans in Nayarit, Mexico so you know that every piece was made with heart. 
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Charlie and Marcelle

Inspired by love, magic, and the mysticism of the universe, Charlie and Marcelle is Kristina Jacob’s tangible manifestation of these concepts. Based out of Studio City, California, Jacob’s is constantly inspired by her surroundings, but the true driving force behind her line is truly derived from her mother. “She is the reason I do this. I am living and fulfilling my dream for her. I wish I could have created a piece for her.”

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Eight Five One
Eight Five One was founded by self-taught designer and maker, Nia Coffey who began making jewelry at the age of 15. She currently runs Eight Five One in her LA studio while raising her family. 
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Elizabeth Stone
Elizabeth Stone fell into the jewelry design business on accident. “I was working as Creative Director and started making jewelry on the side as a new creative outlet. I fell in love with hunting for gemstones and the entire process of creating jewelry so much that it didn’t take long before I realized that I wanted to spend more time pursuing it as a full-time career.” Stone’s pieces are inspired by the women who wear them and the culture of Los Angeles.
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Emery and Opal
Emery and Opal was founded by Amanda and Tiffany who are sisters and best friends. They have been making jewelry since they were little kids, selling friendship bracelets to all the other kids on the block. Through school, jobs and raising a family they kept pushing towards the dream of running their small business. They create simple, dreamy, and celestial semi-fine jewelry. Inspired by all of nature, whether it be flowers blooming in the ground or the endless cosmic beauty of the night sky. These sisters love combining both styles and ideas to create the perfect piece of jewelry for you.
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Emi Conner
Emi Connor received a hematite ring, fell in love with gemstones, and subsequently began jewelry making in 2013. The brand is influenced by colors and nature that Emi finds in the outside world: “beautiful colors of gemstones, the blue sky, pink peony flowers, the greens reds and yellows of the autumn leaves.”
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Ettika
Inspired by the sun, sand, and glam of Los Angeles. Ettika designs jewelry to help women look and feel their best - because a woman’s best accessory is her confidence.
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Everett

After graduating from Parsons School of Design, Alexandra Cole Nelson spent time crafting her skills and technique under the guidance of some of the industry’s top designers. These experiences helped Alexandra hone her skills while simultaneously solidifying her passion for fine jewelry. By setting simple, clean designs with complex and brilliant stones, each piece makes a statement.

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Eyland
Eyland is a costume jewelry brand started by two friends, Victoria and Katrin, both from luxury fashion research and consultancy backgrounds.The pieces are inspired by artists, museums, movements, places, techniques and periods that we love, translated into pieces that we want to wear.
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Family Gold

Each style from the Family Gold collection is a modern heirloom, created using solid gold and natural gemstones. Family Gold shows us how powerful a piece of jewelry can be: A memento for a special occasion, a gift for yourself, the piece you wear everyday. Shop modern, affordable fine jewelry here.

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Five and Two

Born and raised in Fresno, California, Briana Rose was making and selling jewelry as early as high school, naming the line after herself before rebranding to what is now known as Five and Two. “I’m an entrepreneur and an artist at heart, so I think those two things have always been with me,” she recalls.

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For You, With Love

Launched in 2020, For You, With Love is a Local Eclectic exclusive brand. The bold and colorful designs are inspired by the very womxn who wear the jewelry. The Chicago-based brand focuses on unique and unexpected easy to wear statement jewelry.


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Girls Crew
Los Angeles based Girls Crew was founded by Jina Chang in 2017. Jina got her start in fashion and design when she was younger, taking apart chains from handbags, key chains, and old necklaces and reassembling them into unique accessories. With her combined fine arts background, experience within the fashion industry, international market surveys and commitment to providing quality products to her customers, Girls Crew is Jina’s passion that turned into a career.
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Hailey Gerrits
It was the unknown origins and histories of aged metals, and the uniqueness of hand cut gemstones, that captured the imagination of Hailey Gerrits and started her journey in jewelry making. Gerrits infuses her modern designs with centuries-old legacies, calling forth some of the finest traditions in art and beauty. In aged brass and bold design, she finds the ability to bring classic style with modern sensibility.
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Harvest Moon
Live by the sun, love by the moon! This collection features solid gold jewelry designed with intention. Discover Harvest Moon exclusively at Local Eclectic.
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I Like it Here Club
I Like it Here Club is a jewelry line created by designer and goldsmith Yeager in Wilmington, NC. Named after her grandfather Fred's morale-boosting club as a young soldier in WWII. Each heirloom piece is handmade with the intention of reminding the wearer that he or she likes it here, wherever that may be. The brand promotes positive energy, adventure and reflection, daydreaming and night dreaming, and clear, pure joy.
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Joy Dravecky

Founded by Joy Dravecky in 2009 following the birth of her first son, Joy Dravecky Jewelry has evolved from the hobby of a new mom into a lifelong passion. Joy's ethos has always been about creating a little bit of beauty in a woman's life, no matter who she is or what she is doing.

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July Child
July Child is the out-there indie jewelry boutique you’ve seen all over insta, bringing crazy colorful, nostalgia inducing over the top styles to loud and proud babes. Everything July Child makes is small batch to reduce waste.
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Jurate

Jurate is a LA-based jewelry designer who has been hand making jewelry for local boutiques and private clients since 2011. She grew up in Lithuania, where, occupied by Russia during her early lifetime, design was almost non-existent. Jurate began making the jewelry she coveted for herself at a young age, developing skills that later led to her talent as a jewelry maker.

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Kamaria

Kamaria means “moonlight” in Swahili. Kamaria's goal is to empower the people who wear their jewelry. 10% of Kamaria’s profits benefit Restore Dignity, a non-profit which gives direct support to survivors of power-inequality trauma, including sexual assault, intimate partner violence, domestic violence, stalking or hazing during their pursuit of a higher education.

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Kozakh

KOZAKH was founded in 2013 by Cyntia Kozak after an unexpected move brought her from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to her new home in Los Angeles, California. With a background in fashion, and a passion for making jewelry, Cyntia arrived in LA with a head full of ideas, her jewelry tools, and a dream to share her passion for fashion and design with the world.

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La Kaiser

La Kaiser Jewelry is founded by Swiss native Cindy Kaiser. She was born and raised in Zimbabwe and now lives in the windy city of Chicago. Cindy merges her background in art, fashion, design, and metal smithing with her unconventional upbringing to bring her customers something gorgeous, modern, and totally unique.

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Lavani Jewels
Cristina Pacheco is the Founder, CEO & Creative Director of Lavani Jewels. She started the brand while studying medicine and then decided to fully commit to pursuing the Lavani line. Lavani is all about empowering women through designs that enhance their inner strength and outer beauty. The brand is a committed company, responsible, conscientious and transparent about their impact on the climate. and other current social issues. With a team made up entirely of women, they bring authentic and unique pieces to each of the Lavani Jewelry collections. 
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Leah Alexandra

It’s difficult to believe that the success of Leah Alexandra’s line all began with a single piece of jewelry. Desperate and unable to find the perfect turquoise necklace, Leah searched for a gemstone supplier and made one. 15 years later, they're  still designing effortless and thoughtful pieces that inspire the same initial obsession. Currently based in Vancouver, Canada, Leah is influenced by both the clean and crisp aesthetic of the city as well as its people.

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Leeada
Leeada Jewelry started as an idea by gemstone devotees desiring a space for jewelry between fashion and heirloom. Styles that are on trend, but not trendy, youthful but mature, and seemingly effortless and aspiring. Their collections reflect pieces that evoke a spirit that glides gracefully through the seasons, unbeholden by a calendar ~ a spirit much like our beloved City of Angels where the line was first imagined. Leeada is proudly women-owned, and operated, and worn by anyone and everyone who loves jewelry as much as the Leeada team does.
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Lili Claspe

Designer and founder Stephie Tchamanian started Lili Claspe in 2011. What began as a desire for jewelry that aligned with her personal style, Stephie started hand-making the pieces with an elegant edge that she was looking for. She finds it important that her jewelry speaks to women and helps them accentuate their personal style.

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Lindsay Lewis
Metalsmithing has captured the heart and hands of Chicago artist Lindsay Lewis for over 15 years. Drawing inspiration from her home in Chicago and travels on the west coast, Lindsay's minimal yet interesting work celebrates independence from expectations. To her, each creation is a work of art and soul only made more beautiful by the brilliant women who wear them. She hopes they serve as a reminder of, and connection to, the extraordinary lives women forge every day. 
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Lover's Tempo
While sourcing textiles for a local fashion designer, Elaine Kim realized that she was longing for a creative outlet of her own. She had the desire to apply her artistic aesthetic to something that could easily be worn, so she launched Lover's Tempo in 2008. Based in Vancouver, Elaine is influenced by the laid-back, no fuss culture that surrounds her.
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Luiny
LUINY is a jewelry line created by self-taught designer Luiny Rivera, a Puerto Rican native now based in Brooklyn, New York. The brand is inspired by organic forms and textures, for a line of contemporary metal pieces that feels both sculptural and wearable. With a focus on travels and lifestyle, LUINY is a collection of timeless, boldly minimalist everyday statement jewelry.
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Melinda Maria

Explore our collection of Melinda Maria jewelry designs and styles. Having never grown out of her childhood obsession with jewelry and all things that sparkle, Melinda Maria debuted her brand in 2005. Based in Los Angeles, the designer is influenced by the effortless cool that the people in the city exude. “People don't want to look like they tried that hard to be cool. And there is a chic casualness about LA fashion and culture that I love.” The designer likes to keep her eyes open when looking for design inspiration. “Anything can be inspiring if you are open to it and aware."

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Miarante
Designed in Chicago by Jenni Dowie, Miarante is a collection of unique fine jewelry. Every Miarante piece has been inspired by the many different aspects of the designer's homeland; the rugged mountains, forests and deep clear lochs of the Scottish countryside. Each Gaelic/Scots item name reflects a place, a mood, a history. Tourmaline stones capture the subtle colors of green moss, pink heather, bracken and fern; a landscape that is sometimes harsh, sometimes gentle, but always mystical.
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Notte Jewelry
Jessica Tse, a former accessories trend director, has turned her long-time love for jewelry into a fun, lifestyle accessories brand, with a big focus on jewelry. Inspired by living between New York and Florence, Italy. NOTTE Jewelry is the manifestation of late nights ideas and spontaneous thoughts that found their ways onto pages of her sketch books. The brand’s aesthetic is a fun mix of New York quirk with a hint of la dolce vita daydreams. Pieces are designed and crafted in different precious metals including sterling silver, gold plated brass and gold filled findings, with an eccentric mix of pearls, seashells and other unexpected materials. With NOTTE, Jessica hopes to share her love for thoughtfully made jewelry while sparking happiness through her designs, one little fun shiny jewel at a time.
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On The Lookout Jewelry
O N T H E L O O K O U T Jewelry is designed and created by Erica Young, piece by piece, bead by bead. Being 'on the lookout' is Erica's constant reminder to keep her eyes, ears and heart open - always aware of the silent draw and gentle pull of what she loves to do, as it will never lead her astray. She encourages you to be on the lookout for beautiful, everyday inspiration in your own life, as well as every opportunities the universe provides to help you create a life that you love.
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Paradigm Design
Inspired by long days spent in the sun, road trips up the coast and nights under the desert sky. Paradigm Design is handmade at their Costa Mesa, CA studio. All of their products are made with intention, in house by their small team of female metalsmiths.
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Petit Moments

Petit Moments is an emerging woman owned brand from Los Angeles, CA. They believe that everyone should have the opportunity to express themselves through clothing and accessories without being discouraged by a price tag. 

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Prince & Valentine

Prince & Valentine was dreamed up by LE Founder + mother of 3 Alexis Nido-Russo. The name is a combination of two of her kids’ middle names: Giovanni Prince + Apollonia Valentine. Prince & Valentine jewelry is extra durable for kids and the same high quality as everything else you’ll find at LE. Explore the whole collection exclusively at Local Eclectic.

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Shashi
Created in 2009, New York City-based brand Shashi is heavily inspired by global travel and womanhood. The brand's pieces reflect the bold and colorful cultures of the world and embody the individuality of women everywhere. "Untold stories and femininity inspire me on a daily basis", says Shashi founder. Equal parts playful and fashion-forward, the brand's pieces are made for modern women who refuse to limit their style.
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Shyla London
Morally motivated, Shyla London offers timeless, wearable jewelry to suit women of all ages. In each Shyla London piece, all stones are natural and all metals are ethically sourced or recycled. Designed in London, each of these thought out pieces are designed with timelessness and longevity in mind.
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Sofia Zakia

Fueled by a love for working with her hands and storytelling, Sofia Ajram launched her brand after graduating with a degree in Japanese and Women’s Studies. “I’m inspired and drawn to the same paths that have drawn me my whole life: mysticism, magic, and the unknown.” Each piece is designed and made in Montreal with an enduring commitment to environmental principles and sustainable and conflict-free materials.

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Tai Jewelry

Born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand, Tai Rittichai’s artistic upbringing and interest in jewelry making blossomed into a full time business when she launched Tai Jewelry in 2002. Years later, Tai still devotes the same attention to detail as the day she first started. Tai is proud to employ and support some of the finest artisans in Thailand to create her line and she strives to keep the art of handcrafted jewelry alive.

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Vale
The creative duo behind Vale, twin sisters Eva Bai and Ava Bai have always been fascinated with hands-on art. For the last decade, New York based Vale Jewelry has established itself as the go-to brand for both modern and alternative brides looking for bespoke engagement rings and wedding bands. Using recycled gold and responsibly-mined diamonds and gems, the line believes in creating beautiful pieces through sustainable sourcing and ethical practices.
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