For the first of (what we hope will be) many Q&A sessions with passionate self-starters and motivators, Twinseperable sat down with Lisette Ffolkes, creator of NY based jewelry line Jam + Rico to learn about her life and her line.
How long have you been making jewelry? I was inspired by a family friend who designed jewelry when I was a young teenager. I began making my jewelry when I was just 14 and started a small line named "Jewels by Lisette." Although the majority of my business came from friends and family, I also sold jewelry in 2 local Brooklyn businesses; one of which I taught jewelry making classes at when I was 16.
What and/or who inspired you to start your own line? I have... Continue reading