"The great thing about my emoticon pieces is that they allow people to make their own statement. Each face has a different meaning for every person."

Inspired by the deceptive simplicity of modern communication, Alison Chemla’s fine jewelry line Alison Lou takes a refreshingly candid approach to design. With collections ranging from thoughtful and cheeky commentary on emotions to more literal iterations of pasta born from a trip to Italy, Chemla’s jewelry is as endearing as it is playful. We love the integration of enamel finishes and emoticon-type faces she utilizes in her designs.