Kathleen Hubbard's Profile
I am a self-taught artist that, in 1984, as a single parent with two small children, fell into designing jewelry as a way to supplement my income. One day I took a shoe box filled with my original earring designs into a few boutiques in Redondo Beach, California, and surprise, I sold them all. My original business, Despina, was born. 1984-1986 was the era of big shoulders, big hair and big statement jewelry. Despina thrived and grew!
In the 29 years I have been producing jewelry I have designed jewelry for celebrities and had my designs appear in music videos and television series as well as participating in numerous juried venues. I was fortunate enough to be selected to appear as a featured jewelry artist on national television on the home shopping network QVC and I have participated in numerous juried venues as well. For 11 years I designed and produced a jewelry line specifically for…
- Joined February 9, 2012