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."
- summer earrings
These earrings are pretty. However, the stones are not real. And, they broke the first time I tried them on. I took the hoops to my jeweler for repair which is where I learned the stones were fake. Also, despite the photo the stones only go half way around the hoop. Pretty from a distance, but not high quality.
Hello Trish! So sorry your earrings broke after you tried them on, please reach out to email@example.com for helo with a return! Regarding the opals, it is noted on the product page that these are simulated opals. All the materials for the items on our site are noted in the product description.
I waited for the earrings for quite some time but I was happy to finally receive them. I noticed that the posts were quite delicate compared to the weight of the hoop so I was extra careful with them. The 2nd time I attempted to wear them, the post broke right off the hoop. I have tried to get local eclectic to reply but they have ignored my requests for help. Things happen but I expect LE to stand behind their products.
Hi! We're so sorry to see that happened. We've responded to all your requests, however, it seems like you're not receiving them. Please try checking your spam or promotions folder. We have included a prepaid shipping label so you can send the damaged earrings back for a refund.
Loved my beautiful earrings but the post on one of the hoops broke off the first time I wore them....customer service was wonderful about the return
They’re really beautiful and unique...just as I’d hoped!
They are a joy to wear and worth the wait