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Laurel always said, “I refuse to have anything in my life that I cannot turn around into something magical and beautiful.” Laurel began making jewelry in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco in the late 1960’s, selling her designs on the streets and in local galleries. Her unique jewelry was featured in Vogue Magazine in the 1970’s after the necklace she was wearing impressed an editor of the magazine. She had created it from found objects she hammered on the back of a frying pan. Laurel quickly became an internationally renowned artist and designer.  As a self-taught artist, she traveled around the world to work with local artists and learn their craft. Her first trip to China in the 1970’s was groundbreaking as she was...

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