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PUERTO RICO WELCOMES PERUVIAN JEWELRY DESIGNER EVELYN BROOKS

Months went by putting together a customized possible order for the buyer from Puerto Rico’s National Park , and she also said: Evelyn, you know we have huayruros here in Puerto Rico, we call them PEONIAS, although I have seen jewelry made with peonias. I have to be honest chica I HAVE NEVER SEEN DESIGNS…

Did you know it is SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY?

What is small business saturday? An initiative created by American Express to impact and help grow the economy of small businesses, they created SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY. It is Our Day to Shop Small at Places We Love and support local bussineses everywhere. They are helping small business like myself to do special events, advertise special promotions only…

Learn, Explore, Eat & Shop at Taste of Peru DC

Once a year you had the opportunity for everyone in the family to learn, explore, eat & shop at Taste of Peru DC ALL IN ONE DAY! Months ahead we planned to launch new jewelry designs as well as our new stone collection, to the largest Peruvian event in Washington DC. It would be a great opportunity to get feedback…

What are you teaching your kids at home?

I have two kids Tyler six and Stella Rose two years old. Even though I work a lot and spend a lot of my time working, they know what quality time with mommy and daddy is. I work from home which sometimes makes things easy in case of emergency I could run to them or to the…

Is your product ready for a market like New York ?

As a designer how many times do you dream to be in the fashion capital of the world? Many times right? At least I remember my first trips to NYC strolling by Soho, wandering the so called showrooms, browsing windows for some inspiration, and simply dreaming to showcase/sell my work in New York.    …

Peruvian Huayruros named “The Seeds of Beauty” by USA TODAY

Peruvian huayruros (WHY-EE-RU-ROS) are without a doubt the lucky seeds even during Pre-Inca times. The Inca,  “King of the Inca Empire”  will always carry a little pouch with huayruro (why-ee-ru-ro) seeds in it, and use them as a symbol of protection. I still remember I didn’t like to wear those seeds in a traditional way, no design just the…

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