Lisa Krikawa is the designer and founder of
Krikawa Jewelry Designs. With passion
and determination she has built a company dedicated to creating custom jewelry. By combining old-world craftsmanship with
cutting edge technology and award winning designs, Krikawa is able to create fine
custom jewelry of the highest quality.
Born in Canada, Lisa Krikawa moved to the states at a young age. In 1998, she founded Krikawa Jewelry Designs in Tucson, Arizona, after graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in Fine Arts. The early years of the company were spent exhibiting in high end craft shows from the east to west coast, including American Craft Council shows and the Buyers Market of American Craft. Five years later, the business took off in the direction of custom engagement rings and wedding bands for a retail audience. Krikawa now has a staff of 12 specialists ranging from design and gemology to CAD modeling and precision stone setting.
Krikawa has been published in dozens of magazines,
and her work has graced the cover of a number of magazines. Lisa has spoken and demonstrated at many
events, including JCK Las Vegas, AGTA Tucson, MJSA Expo in New York, Portland
Jewelry Symposium, and Kraftwerks in Los Angeles. She is the winner of over 20 design awards
and many business awards including “Best Of” by Tucson Guide in the Jewelers
category and the Better Business Bureau’s Ethics Award. Krikawa Jewelry Designs is also proud to be a
certified member of the Responsible Jewellery Council.
- University of ArizonaFine Arts, 2001 - 2007Emphasis in Jewelry and Metalsmithing