Rachel graduated from The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising with a degree in fashion design. Rachel has worked in the industry designing jewelry for Liz Palacios, in San Francisco, and clothing for Nordstrom, in Seattle. Rachel believes that design is a very important form of expression. She lives by the quote, "life is about infusing passion into every moment."
Rachel Burklund creates jewelry that has an eternal quality; it is light, vibrant and easy to wear. Her inspirations come from the roaring twenties, art deco, flapper styles and Salvador Dali's paintings. She looks to Madeline Vionett, Elsa Schiaparelli and Vivienne Westwood for insight. Rachel believes in taking risks in design and trying new methods. She likes to push people to explore a new way of dressing. Her designs allow people to be adventurous and daring in a very sexy way. She is always aware of the curves of our bodies and strives to design jewelry that follows our natural shape and accents our beautiful elements.
Rachel uses natural stones sourced from around the world. She finds the highest quality stones and materials, and then hand makes the jewelry in Seattle with her team.