Lia Valencia

“Lia, you are shining.  You are sparkling.  I see it,” said her mother as she gave her a pair of earrings. “…These earrings will represent the beautiful light and sparkle and greatness inside of you.”

Lia Valencia grew up in poverty, but worked from a young age to build a new path for herself. Attending college against all odds, she earned a Masters degree in education and obtained a job as a teacher, while also working behind the scenes at QVC.

Drawn to her longtime love of sketching jewelry, Lia started her own jewelry business, which was highlighted in a feature on QVC and, subsequently, by Oprah. Lia hopes that wearers of her pieces will unlock their love, light and joy. Tune in for this inspiring episode!

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