leMel founders Jennifer and Melanie have always shared a passion for jewelry. Growing up in the great state of Texas, the two sisters always loved fashion and jewelry, and today they’ve been able to take that childhood love and create a little sparkle of their own. As soon as they were old enough to work, the sisters started working at an upscale jewelry boutique in Houston, Texas. Later, Melanie moved to Los Angeles and decided to take classes at Otis School of Design in LA to learn how to make her own jewelry — and then passed her skills onto her older sister. The sisters decided to take a leap of faith and start their own jewelry design company - leMel - in 2010.
Today, based on both the West Coast (Melanie) and the Gulf Coast (Jennifer) and now with five kids between them (!), these entrepreneurial moms curate a collection of classic, versatile, and timeless jewelry pieces with the same passion and love for jewelry they felt as little girls playing dress-up.
Describing their style as “everyday jewelry made-to-layer,” leMel truly has something special for every woman at every price point, from a personalized layering necklace for a new mom to a long necklace to throw on over a t-shirt and run out the door, or a pair of earrings you live in.
The sisters also specialize in custom jewelry. Think of them as your jewelry concierge, working one-on-one to find the perfect stone and create the perfect ring for that big moment, or re-design a family heirloom.