Designer Highlight: Leah Yard Designs

Working with designers and creatives is life-giving. To be able to support someone at their dream and craft is an honor. When you buy their pieces, whether through boutiques like us or directly from them, you are supporting a dream and the reason they are here. 

These designers have a vision and pour their heart and soul into their work just to bring you something beautiful; something treasured. My heart could leap right out of my chest knowing we get to further that!

This week we will be highlighting jewelry designer, Leah. Leah reached out to me in 2019 and I knew that her collection would fit right in at Beautiful Dust.

Her classic, delicate look is something our customers gravitate towards. I responded to her email, "Yes, you'd be fantastic! But we will have to wait until March to bring it in." We were fully committed to our current collection and would bring it on for the next rollout. 

We all know what March 2020 was like. Needless-to-say I had to pause on bringing her in. Determined to stay the course and with loyal customers, I was able to bring her in at the start of summer. What may seem like a small delay, felt like forever. 

We love Leah, a sweetheart who deeply cares about her design and customers. She's been a doll to work with and we are always amazed her her work!

 

"The inspiration behind LYD is a mixture of classic Hollywood and everyday style. Our goal is to design pieces that add a touch of glamour to each day. Every item can be styled for a night out, or paired with distressed denim and a t-shirt (our favourite fashion juxtaposition)"

www.leahyarddesigns.com

Here are some of the products we are carrying and why we love them so much!

Valour Hoops

These thin hoop earrings are lightweight and elegant.

Made with 14 Karat Gold Fill. These unique hoops securely close with a stud and butterfly back.

They measure at approximately 2.5" in diameter.

Why I love them:

It's a classic large hoop but with a post. I love how thin they are so as not to be terribly in your face, but still makes a statement.

 

Athena Chain

This multi-strand chain has the layers done for you! Wear it alone for an effortless look, or attach the filigree or monogram charms to add a personal touch.

With an added extender on the back, this versatile necklace has an adjustable length of 16.5" - 20.5".

This everyday layered chain is handmade using 14 Karat Gold Fill.
Why I love it:
layering without fuss, ability to change its look with charms, day-to-night look

Medium Diamond Earrings

Due to their lightweight design they are ideal for daily wear. These elegant earrings measure at approximately 1.5" in height 1" in width. Made with Rose Gold Fill. 
Why I love them:
Lightweight simple statement. I love the unique flow of the design that is up for interpretation! 

Cuff Ring

This unique cuff ring is a classic design that can be worn alone or stacked.
This versatile design is handmade with Sterling Silver and 14KT Gold Fill.
It has hammered ends that catch the light and add the perfect touch of sparkle!
Why I love these:
simple, stackable, hammered touch, cuff style

These are just a few of our favorite pieces in shop.

Leah has a new collection launching soon and we are so excited to see what's coming! 

 

 

Some images and descriptions from the brand.

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