Meet the Team!

M E E T   L A U R E N

Lauren Priori is the owner of L. Priori Jewelry in Philadelphia, PA. Since she was young, she's been dedicated to the craft of custom jewelry - even selling bespoke friendship bracelets on the middle school playground. 

After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, Lauren eschewed the worlds of finance and consulting to pursue her love of fine jewelry. Lauren enrolled at the Gemological Institute of America and spent a year grading diamonds, identifying gemstones, and learning the craft and science of jewelry design and manufacturing. 

A GIA graduate gemologist, Lauren's work experience spans the sales floor of Tiffany & Co., to the back offices of a diamond auction house, to the fast paced deal-making of Jewelers' Row. She knows the industry inside and out - and she knows how to get beautiful pieces at incredible values.

Lauren is known for crafting and curating feminine, timeless pieces.  She know that jewelry isn't just something pretty - it represents love, joy, and memories.

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Favorite part about her job: Creating heirloom jewelry that will get passed down from generation to generation.

Favorite spot in Philly: Parc on a crisp Fall day

When she's not in the office, Lauren is: Running marathons and hosting brunch parties.

Fun Fact: Lauren's parents grew up in Brazil but are the proudest Americans you'll ever meet.

M E E T   A L L Y

Ally Schito is a CAD Designer and Production Assistant at L. Priori Jewelry.  She helps bring all of our jewelry to life!  If you've ordered a custom piece, Ally has had a key role in the technical design, production, and sourcing of your jewelry. 

Ally enjoys making clients' custom visions come to life, and also designs stock items that are sold online and in our show room. 

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Favorite L. Priori Jewelry piece: The Luna Ring

Favorite part about her job: Seeing people enjoy and wear the products that she makes.

Favorite spot in Philly: Bok Bar

When she's not at work, Ally is: Running, painting, traveling and exploring Philly.

Fun Fact: Ally was born in Italy!







M E E T   J U L I A

Julia Chiango is the PR and Marketing Assistant at L. Priori.  She helps plan events, answer your emails, and enhance the customer experience.  Julia graduated from Temple University with a Bachelors degree in Strategic Communications and a focus in Public Relations. 

Julia helps keeps the office running smoothly from day to day.  As a small business, we all wear many hats - and Julia helps keep things organized!

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Favorite L. Priori piece: The Holly Ring

Favorite part about her job: Helping L. Priori grow each day and seeing the gorgeous custom rings that customers order! 

Favorite spot in Philly: The stadium complex in South Philly- Julia is a huge Philly sports fan!

When she's not at work, Julia is: Dancing, exercising and shopping

Fun Fact: Julia recently started a non-profit that will help low income students get the prom dress of their dreams who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford one.