JCK Asks…Lauren K



The lawyer-turned-­designer is ­doing her great-grandfather proudIf things had gone differently, Lauren Kessler might have ended up a lawyer. Selfishly, we’re glad she went into the family business. A fourth-generation jeweler, Kessler debuted her Lauren K line in 1997. Characterized by her veritable rainbow of colored-stone selections and pavé diamond accents, the pieces are beautifully unfussy—low-key enough for everyday wear, yet attention-grabbing in their own way. (They’re also affordable: A yellow gold ring featuring a 12 ct. blue sapphire surrounded by diamonds recently sold for less than $3,000.) Though we’re particularly partial to her rainbow moonstones and multicolored sapphires, even when pressed, the designer can’t pick a favorite: “I like them all—with a lot of interesting flaws or unique markings, characteristics, and inclusions,” she says. And as you mi
JCK PRO

This content is exclusive to JCK Pro subscribers. Subscribe now to access this and much more with discount code GOPRO21 for $199 for an entire year of access (reg. $249).

SUBSCRIBE TO CONTINUE

Already a JCK Pro? Log in

A JCK Pro subscription is your all-access pass to people and resources on the
cutting edge of the retail jewelry industry, from the industry authority you
know and trust

Learn about the Perks of JCK Pro

Log Out

Are you sure you want to log out?

CancelLog out