Los Angeles-based designer Zoe Chicco creates elegant, wear-every day jewelry designed for layering, and her signature charm necklaces represent the ultimate in personalization.
With an interest in jewelry design since an early age, a spell studying in Florence and apprenticeships under established names in the US-inspired her to start her own business in 2000.
Today, she has a cult following amongst tastemakers for her jewelry, crafted from 14kt gold, diamonds, and semi-precious stones. She draws inspiration from a life filled with family, friends, art, and fashion.
In conversation with Zoë Chicco
What is the biggest inspiration for your work?
I tend to have my best moments of inspiration when I am traveling. Outside of the office, my focus shifts and creativity flows. I am a very visual person so what I see inspires me - be it a sunset, a piece of art or an architectural detail. If you open yourself up to it, inspiration [...]