MEET THE TEAM!


G E N N A- Design & Sales Consultant

Genna is a sales and design consultant at L. Priori Jewelry. After finishing her bachelors degree in Visual Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, she knew she wanted to use her knowledge to bring beauty and joy into people's lives. 

Jewelry design and gemology are the perfect outlet for her creativity and scientific approach. She loves working with customers and has been in sales for over 10 years with 6 years experience in custom fine jewelry.

Favorite part of her job: Seeing the delight a piece of jewelry can bring and learning the history behind it.

Favorite spot in Philly: The garden at the Rodin Museum

When she's not in the office, Genna is:  Cooking fabulous meals for friends and family.

Favorite L. Priori Piece: The Melanie Ring

A L L Y- CAD Designer & Production Director

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.

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. 


L A U R E N - CEO

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.

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.

J U L I A - Marketing & Customer Experience Director

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!

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.



S O  J E O U N G - Studio Assistant

So Jeoung graduated from Temple University with a Major in International Business and dual minor in MIS and Marketing. 

While Traveling across Southeast Asia for seven months she stumbled across Northern Thailand's version of jewelers row. She was invited into a jeweler's studio and got to see first hand the forging of metal which sparked her interest in the alchemy of jewelry. After she returned home she completed a comprehensive metalsmithing program at a jewelry trade school in NYC. 

So Jeoung loves  working with jewelry because it emphasizes the creative expression and design into pieces that people can wear everyday. 

Favorite part about her job:  Getting to help the team bring to life a client's dream piece- from helping out with events, sending out finished pieces, or going to jeweler's row.

Favorite spot in Philly:  Brancusi Room at the Philadelphia Art Museum.

Favorite L. Priori Jewelry Piece:  The Ellie Ring.