Choosing artisan means supporting a form of economic development that has deep meaning, one that originates from and is rooted in the uniqueness of people and place.

–– Forbes

By taking the time to have an honest conversation with ourselves about what we love to wear every day, we learn to appreciate the benefit of having one item instead of ten.

–– Marina Raphael, Founder

We feel honoured to work with brands that are committed to sustainable and ethical practices, and whose products are handmade and carry a real identity. Latin American designers don’t simply want to sell, they aspire to have a lasting and positive impact on their communities

–– Isabella Behrens & Cloclo Echavarría

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Meet the Designer



Katherine Kim’s fine jewelry line, KATKIM, is founded on the eternal radiance of the world’s most romantic metal. Katherine studied jewelry design at Central Saint Martin College of Design in London and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York where she developed her unique style. She has a background in graphic design, which she has transitioned into her jewelry design with clean lines and geometric shapes.


KATKIM combines purity, smooth texture, and the sparkle of gold to create unexpected masterpieces. Each piece is handcrafted in their Los Angeles studio using ethically sourced materials. KATKIM’s signature Ear Pins create optical illusions that exude modernity and elegance, making them extremely memorable and covetable.

Artisan CraftEmerging EconomiesMade in the USAPhilanthropicSustainable MaterialsVeganWomen's Empowerment

“Design can be used in any way imaginable to make a difference in the world.”

— ​Katherine Kim, Founder