Alex & Ani founder Carolyn Rafaelian uses her jewelry collection to spread "positive energy ... enlighten the mind, and empower the spirit." The collection A Squared by Alex & Ani features chic, boho chandelier earrings, cocktail rings, and other designs made from resin, silver- and gold-plated chain, and clustered beads. Every piece is handcrafted from colorful vintage stones and recycled metals to ensure a low carbon footprint, making them the perfect accessories for the eco-conscious fashion fan. Based in Rhode Island, Rafaelian founded her company in 2004 and named it after her two oldest daughters; her niece, Rachel Rafaelian, serves as head designer of Alex & Ani's retro-chic Vintage Sixty-Six line.
Alex and Ani designer Carolyn Rafaelian's new diffusion line reflects her signature love for recycled and vintage objects. Each piece is handcrafted from colorful vintage stones and recycled metals that have been sourced from local mills in Rhode Island, ensuring a low carbon footprint. The brilliant bangles, beaded necklaces and drop earrings are the perfect accessory for the eco- and economically conscious fashion fan.
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