Leah first started developing her skill for design and craftsmanship while obtaining a Bachelor of Design at Ryerson University. Shortly after graduating, Leah moved from Toronto to Vancouver where she enrolled in a metalsmithing course, followed by an internship for a local goldsmith. It was during this time that Leah began slowly but surely collecting materials to create her own pieces she felt couldn’t be found elsewhere. She then decided to take a chance on her hobby and trade in her savings for gemstones. With this leap of faith, Leah Alexandra Jewelry was born – soon to be treasured and coveted around the world by women from all walks of life. What started out as family and friends lining up for Leah’s designs quickly became an overwhelming community of global supporters. Now Leah’s designs have been featured in internationally recognized publication such as Vogue and Elle, as well as worn by countless celebrities like Jessica Alba, Reese Witherspoon, and gold medal Olympian Tessa Virtue.
At the forefront of each design is a penchant for adventure and sourcing unique, beautiful materials. Leah travels the globe to source genuine semi-precious gemstones in every color of the rainbow. Each and every gem is carefully selected to ensure the best composition of color, cut and clarity. Whether considering the blue flash of a moonstone or the peacock glimmer on a piece of labradorite, the thought and process behind each gem is what makes each piece truly one of a kind. To highlight their individuality, gems are set and paired with 14 karat gold fill, 14 karat gold or rosegold vermeil, and sterling silver. It is with this and a desire to create versatile, timeless pieces that Leah Alexandra continues to grow today.
A note from leah...
Leah Alexandra Jewelry has always been a passion project inspired by the amazing women in my life. I am always grateful and humbled when somebody chooses to integrate one of my pieces into their daily lives; the excitement of spotting a Leah Alexandra design on an unknown face, whether in the grocery store or on a gem buying trip across the world never tires for me. It is with you in mind that each collection is created and made possible.