ANNALAYA Jewelry - a product of joy, and a passion for crafting, deeply rooted in Founder and Designer Allie Schloss since childhood. Passed down from her Mother and Grandmother, Schloss’s inspiration led to focused training at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, where she earned degrees in both Jewelry Design and Fashion Merchandising Management.
Born in Puerto Rico, raised & educated in New Jersey, Florida, and Colorado, Allie has made New York City her home and her muse. Having traveled throughout the United States, Caribbean Islands, Europe and England and studying cultures from around the world, you will be hard-pressed to find a singular influence. Each unique design draws from many aspects of life such as family, atmosphere, music, architecture and environment.
Study any piece from the ANNALAYA Jewelry collection and you will dive into a well of experiences that stir and fuel the creativity inside its producer. Years of attraction toward the art nouveau-era of the late 1800’s, the art deco period of the 1930’s & 1940’s, and the revolutionary styles of 1960’s counter-culture have brought forth the realization of a modern, edgy look to meld natural surroundings into a fashion-forward metropolis.