Alexa Leigh Jewelry Has the Everyday Pieces You've Been Looking For
While we love jewelry as much as the next fashion-obsessed person, we have very specific wants and needs.
Sometimes, fashion jewelry will cut it, but the pieces we wear every single day need to be made from quality materials. Alexa Leigh Jewelry makes exactly that—pieces that won't tarnish from water or elements, and trust us when we say it is well worth the price. We wanted to get to learn a bit more about the brand, and we had the pleasure of speaking with founder Alexa Leigh herself. Keep scrolling to find out everything you need to know about Alexa Leigh Jewelry!
Sweety High: Have you always been passionate about jewelry?
Alexa Leigh: I've loved jewelry for as long as I can remember. It was the sentimental value that did it for me. I'd spend hours going through my mom's old jewelry and hearing the stories behind each piece. Every item marked a special occasion or time in her life, and I loved that.
SH: What inspired you to create Alexa Leigh, and how did the opportunity come about?
AL: I had lost an old necklace and my father casually suggested I make it. I was naive enough to try and that set me down a path of creating an entire jewelry line of delicate necklaces and bracelets. I've never looked back.
SH: What were the most important factors when it came to developing Alexa Leigh?
AL: No matter the price point, I wanted the line to be able to be worn day to night and withstand any wear and tear of daily life.
SH: Tell us about your creative process! Where do you draw inspiration?
AL: I envy the people that can point to one place of inspiration. If I had that, I'd make sure to use it all the time. For me, the ideas often come right before I fall asleep or when I am in the right zone mentally during the day. I can totally tell the difference between when I am being right or left brained. I make items I would want to wear myself and hope other people feel the same!
SH: Do you have a favorite piece or pieces?
AL: Hard to pick a favorite child but I never take off my comfort rings and love the way our Mini Snake Necklace ($95) catches the light. I also love a 2mm ($185) or 3mm ($185) ball necklace, bracelet or anklet because it can be layered or worn alone.
SH: What pieces should every girl have in their jewelry collection?
SH: What has it been like running a business during COVID?
AL: It's been an interesting ride. It made me more confident in the way I run my business which is tight and easily pivotable. Having kids at home has definitely been a distraction but it also helped keep things in perspective. My family is healthy and there is nothing more important than that.
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