@thebijoufactory Modern DIY The Bijou Factory is an innovative line of DIY jewelry kits that are uniquely curated and simple to make. It was founded on the belief that DIY jewelry does not have to look homespun. The Bijou Factory is the brainchild of Anne-Sophie Cauchy, a French native and FIT metalsmith graduate, who spent a decade mass-designing jewelry for household names before being disillusioned by the lowering quality-standards and high wastage of “fast fashion”. She now seeks to educate her customers about materials and empower them to be the architect of their own special piece. Easy to make All our kits contain simple illustrated instructions and it takes on average 30 mns or less  to complete one piece of jewelry. Best of all, it requires no pliers so anyone can do it. Luxurious components We use curated materials for a high-end finish and work exclusively with a network of domestic suppliers and small artisans around the world to ensure quality and sustainability. All of our kits are designed and made in Venice, CA.

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Meet @mintlilly ELISA CRAFTS SUBTLE JEWELRY INSPIRED BY THE CITY OF REYKJAVÍK WITH A DISTINCT CLASSIC AND ELEGANT COASTAL AESTHETIC HOW DID YOU GET STARTED? “IT STARTED WITH A YOUTUBE VIDEO WHEN I WAS SITTING AT HOME; ITCHING TO LEARN A NEW CRAFT. THAT, THEN- EVOLVED INTO METAL WORKSHOPS AND 2 MONTHS OF JEWELERS SCHOOL” WHAT IS THE INSPIRATION FOR THE BRAND NAME? “..THE DESIRE TO MAKE JEWELRY INSPIRED BY MY HOME CITY REYKJAVÍK, ICELAND. OUR BRAND NAME WILL ACTUALLY BE CHANGING VERY SOON – STAY TUNED FOR OUR REBRANDING  “ WHAT WAS THE BIGGEST HURDLE YOU HAD TO OVERCOME TO GET STARTED? “LETTING GO OF THE FEELINGS THAT I WASN’T ORGANIZED ENOUGH, OR *READY ENOUGH* AND JUST EMBRACING THE IDEA OF LEARNING AS I GO!” WHAT WAS THAT “JUST DO IT” MOMENT FOR YOU TO GET STARTED? “I KNEW I LOVED MAKING JEWELRY. I’VE BEEN ADDICTED SINCE I STARTED! AS SOON AS I HAD ENOUGH PIECES TO START AN ETSY SHOP, I DID!”

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Meet folks fighting mediocrity by working on things that drive their spirit – Saturday (June 25th) @ladesignfestival @shreebscoffee @sinotequila @jillaikoyee @botanicaworkshop @echoandair @highlowjewelry @annaliantes @rummageandhollow @agamemnonjewelry @annaliantes Jill Aiko Yee Studio & Showroom 112 W. 9th Street #1119 Los Angeles, CA 90015 Fashion designer and Racked’s Top 50 Young Guns Designers of 2013 honoree Jill Aiko Yee will open her brand-new DTLA studio and showroom to the public for a one-of-a-kind tour on June 25 from 11am to 4pm. #madeinla #explorela #losangeles #ladesignfestival #dtlab #happeningindtla #abbotkinney #losfeliz #dtlaartsdistrict #santamonica #discoverla #CoolHuntLA

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#CoolHuntLA in the LBC via @prismboutique – •SATURDAY June 25• 11-4pm join us for a @paradigm_design jewelry trunk show! 💎 handmade in Long Beach & one of our all time faves! She will be showcasing new designs along with tons of jewels we don’t stock in the store! Save the date! #shoplocal #popupshop #prismboutique xx #explorela #losangeles #downtownla #wilshiredetroit #silverlake #culvercity #abbotkinney #losfeliz #dtlaartsdistrict #santamonica #discoverla #dtla #longbeach

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Wednesday vibes via the purveyors of delicate jewelry #madeinla @katiedeanjewelry – Brunching by the beach today with our favorite spot in Hermosa — @gumtree_la! Can’t wait to spend the morning with some of my favorite ladies! 🌸💕 Perfect summer hat by @hatattackny! See you soon @brittanyhotpants @monicawangphoto @pursuitofshoes @amandaccrew @rrayyme @stephstonenails @thefablifeofanatchdisaster @joslyndavis!! #katiedeanjewelry #brunchbythebeach #hermosa #gumtreela #CoolHuntLA #madeinlosangeles #discoverla #abbotkinneymarketplace #silverlake #culvercity #abbotkinney #losfeliz #dtlaartsdistrict #santamonica #weho #losangeles #wilshiredetroit

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