Founded in 2010 by designer Natalia Criado, the LITTLE LUCIA Jewelry name is an independent company based in Bogotá. Since launched as a brand, her proposal has emerged as a leading jewelry line in Colombia, recognized by its uniquely fun designs and materials exploration, redefining a fine balance between collectable jewelry and the ultimate statement in casual luxury.
Formally trained in Industrial Design in Milan, Criado plays with the concept of and everyday object that becomes a treasured accessory, the junction of high_low raw materials, thoughfull design processes and applied handcraft. With notable appeal in wildlife creatures, Criado’s fundamental inspiration comes from childhood memories, native, cultural, architectural and geometric elements, as developing her creations into figurative and abstract icons such as pony horses, deers, swans, hoves, flowers or geometrical patterns that reappear in an evolutive and singular evocative world with hints of luxe and grownup allure.
Using metal and precious techniques like silver or 24K Gold plating, and pairing unusual materials like plastic, velvet, silk threads, semi and precious stones such as saphires, rubies or emeralds, the brand mantains a feminine and playful aesthetic with sharp edge. Each piece is hand made by skilled Colombian artisans, delivering high standards that have been awarded and showcases among the highest of accessories design within the Colombian industry.