Loella Medina's Profile
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I am New York City based self taught jewelry designer. I started making jewelry at the very early age of ten years old. My love for jewelry was born as a way to pass the time while trying to adjust to life in the big apple.
I was introduced to jewelry making via my father, a Civil Engineer, who started making jewelry many years before I did, when he discovered an abandoned tool box decked out with beads and pliers at a construction site.
At the time when he made his discovery, I was still living in the Dominican Republic, my country of birth, with my mother. He made earrings using glass drops and vintage buttons which he turned into post earrings and attached ear clips. All his…
- Born on July 3
- Joined July 23, 2007