Carolina Cordón-Bouzán, Founder of Montserrat New York

Instagram ads may have gotten us hooked on trendy jewelry lately, but it's important not to lose your sense of originality. For truly unique pieces, look no further. Carolina created Montserrat New York after pursuing a career in public health, and realizing her true calling was in fashion and design. Fine jewelry-making apparently runs in the family - her grandfather hand-made pieces for the likes of Tiffany’s and Harry Winston. All of her work represents the restless energy of New York City mixed with a nostalgic ode to her summers on the beaches of Spain's Costa Brava. Trust, you won't find mass-produced versions of Carolina's creations on any old Insta feed.

[Photo courtesy of @montsrrat_ny]

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