Lara is the founder of Lara’s Designs, a jewelry design and marketing company that features her creation.
She specializes in custom designs of unique classic and contemporary handcrafted jewelry for various occasions, using quality materials from all over the world. Lara has taught jewelry making at club workshops, community sponsored continuing education programs and her local Michaels craft store; she also was a visiting craft instructor at Seton Hall University.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology. Nowadays she happily divides her time between designing and making jewelry, learning, teaching, volunteering and parenting. Lara lives in South Orange, NJ with her wonderfully supportive husband and two college age children.