It is not often a jewelry brand gets me excited enough to request an interview with the designer; however, after discovering this beautiful turquoise pendant (above photo) from Lisa Marie Jewelry, I was curious to find out more.
I was drawn to this necklace because of the large turquoise stone that spoke to me in a poetic way. If you look carefully you can notice the stone is cracked in the middle, and yet the beauty is somehow preserved by a golden crown that mends the two pieces together. It spoke to my current life situation, and reminds me that "broken" is beautiful and giving up is never an option.
"Each piece is uniquely designed by me with current, contemporary fashion in mind. It is made with the intention to remain a classic piece for years to come." -Lisa Rough
Lisa Marie Jewelry is created entirely by Orange County based designer, Lisa Rough. As a stay at home mom, she found it as an opportunity to be creative, while making a little extra money on the side.
Her style is unique, contemporary and classic. You will notice almost all her designs are made of quality natural elements and all by hand. There is an earthy feeling to her collection, with whimsical touches of femininity and spirituality.
Unlike mass produced factory accessories, there is something fulfilling about wearing jewelry made by a real person. I especially appreciate her "beachy" themes infused with positive messages and charms with words like, "love" or "believe". Her religious and spiritual background can also be spotted in her works.
"Well I would say I'm torn between Bohemian style and more elegant. It just depends on the outfit and mood. I tend to like simple, light layering for a more feminine look and more chunky for a casual look." -Lisa Rough
" -it represents my spirituality, which infuses my creativity" -Lisa Rough
"I choose by quality, color, vibrancy and texture." -Lisa Rough
Many pieces have strong influences from the beaches in California and Maui.
"not just in California, but Maui where we spend as much time as possible."