About us. Iris 1956 is a modern jewelry brand founded in 2017 by designer and metalsmith Candias who is a native of New Orleans, La. Inspired by her African heritage and New Orleans culture.
Where is Iris manufactured?
Products are produced in facilities in China with high standards and regulations for quality and labor. If an item is made in the U.S.A. we will proudly note it in the listing and on the packaging. All items are available only through our website and consultants.
Is Iris jewelry lead and nickel free?
All items are lead-free and nickel-free.
What is Iris jewelry?
Inspired by the wit and style of my grandmother, Iris is an assortment of luxury handcrafted jewelry for every occasion. We offer an array of styles including bold pieces sure to turn heads as well as every day layering pieces that will become part of your everyday look.
Who founded Iris fashion jewelry?
She became a fashion icon, signed to IMG in 2019 as a model at age 97 and featured in a 2014 documentary called Iris by Albert Maysles.
|Known for||Interior designer, Fashion designer|
|Spouse(s)||Carl Apfel ( m. 1947; died 2015)|
How do I become a jewelry consultant?
Career qualifications include a high school diploma or GED. A degree in business, marketing, or jewelry design can be beneficial but is not required. Additional job qualifications include sales skills and customer service experience.