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Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your business: In 2006 Hovey launched her first jewelry line and captured the attention of the fashion and art communities. Since then her jewelry has been selected by fashion shows, museums and specialty boutiques around the nation and overseas. Hovey Lee Eco Jewelry is an eco-chic brand incorporating vintage, recycled and fair trade elements. Collections designed and made in USA.
Q: What are your favorite materials to work with? As artisan jewelry maker, we use both classic and modern wiring, beading, and metalsmithing techniques to create jewelry that features the beauty of the materials used. A wide variety of textures, patinas and finishing techniques are used to bring the pieces to life. Semi-precious stones, natural and sometimes man-made materials accent and compliment the designs. We work in a range of materials including standard and Argentium sterling silver, karat golds, gold-filled, vermeil, brass and copper to produce jewelry that is meant to be tough and beautiful.
Q: Who inspires you? Coco Chanel, Alexis Bittar
Q: Name three guilty pleasures of yours: Ice-cream of all flavors, massage at a korean spa, cute shoes and handbags (that's 4 lol)
Q: What is your favorite part of being a maker or supporting makers? Get to be creative every single day.
Q: As a professional in the booming handmade economy, what part of your work do you find most difficult? Made in LA is still really expensive.
Q: What drives your creative process? Being inspired by art and beautiful fashion.
Q: Where can people find your stuff: hoveylee.com, you can find our stocklist there too.