The Brand

The Brand of CHARLTON & LOLA chooses to connect with the sacred elements of Heaven & Earth and celebrates those aspects in telling the stories of the human experience. 

From the stars, to flowers, to animals, to sacred geometry, the Brand chooses to lift the veil on the material human experience and dance with spirit. It truly is about the celebration of life and discovering joy & beauty in the everyday. 

Mystical-inspiring a sense of spiritual mystery, awe, and fascination
— Our Core Value
Create Wonder in Life
 
 

It all started when...

Lisa A. Owusu started to seek her life calling in 2007. She had studied law and was transforming into a lawyer, yet that did not seem to be enough. In 2010, she quite and returned to her parental motherland-Hwidiem in Ghana and tapped into her roots. That would be the beginning of an awakening. The beginning of a life long journey.

Lisa believes that the only way she was able to have the power to transform from a lawyer into a jewelry designer was through the power of Heaven and Earth to support her through her spiritual growth. 

Those powers would become the DNA of the Brand. CHARLTON & LOLA is a brand about empowerment and those principles are shared in the creation of each fine jewelry piece.

The CORE VALUE of the Brand is to connect clients with fine jewelry pieces that support them through their personal transformation in life, whether it's a promotion, marriage, becoming parents and/or mourning. 

The Brand is here to serve you and help you in living Life. So Lisa's question is: 

How Can I Serve You? 

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Why CHARLTON & LOLA?

CHARLTON is an ode to New York City: a quaint, historical and magical nook in the City. LOLA is an acronym of sorts, a play on Lisa's name.

Lisa Owusu

CHARLTON & LOLA by Lisa A. Owusu

Based in the historic Diamond District, CHARLTON & LOLA creates fine jewelry to represent personal and everyday meaningful moments. Each fine jewelry piece embodies a connectivity to the precious metal, the stone, the process of creation and then the owner of the fine jewelry piece .

Jewelry Designer & Fine Jeweler, Lisa A. Owusu is inspired by the laws of nature, life journeys, a studied love of art and philosophy, and a profound respect for the natural state of stones and the principles of metals. 

Lisa created CHARLTON & LOLA to create soulful connections with fine jewelry and also provide a refined bespoke experience for her clients: to help them in creating their own personal history and stories through fine jewelry.

All fine jewelry pieces are envisioned, designed and crafted from a place of mindfulness and a deep knowledge of fine jewelry.

Lisa works with the community of fine jewelers: all local craftsmen and artisans that have played their part in the history of the Diamond District, and made some of the most beautiful jewelry in the world.

CHARLTON & LOLA fine jewelry is infused with pure soul & luxurious craftsmanship: tradition, technique and passion.

Founder & Creative Director, Lisa

As a teacher and a healer, Lisa works to infuse her knowledge into created sacred and thoughtful fine jewelry.

Lisa believes in excellent craftmanship: collaborating with master casters, stone dealers, stone setters, stone cutters and engravers in the Diamond District, New York City. She also has a deep love of Nature and hence gemstones in their natural forms as rocks and stones.

Born in Brooklyn, Lisa grew up in La Côte D’Ivoire and Ghana. She studied liberal arts in Connecticut and then went on to study law between England and the United States. She trained under Master Jeweler-David Benlolo and studied the energies of rocks and stones, through the Sacred Stone School in New York City and Asheville, North Carolina, and is a certified Reiki Master. 


Made in New York City

Johannes Vingboons - Geheugen van Nederland (Memory of The Netherlands), Selections from the Map Collections 

Steeped in history, culture and tradition, it is an honor for CHARLTON & LOLA to be based in the Diamond District in a period of change and transformation.

The Diamond District has a transient energy, like no other: buzzing in the center of Manhattan between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue and close to Rockerfeller Center. The original Diamond District was created in the 1920s near Canal Street and the Bowery. As the era evolves and to integrate old and new jewelers into the community, we are blessed to be part of the new story of this community of fine jewelry artisans.

Our mission is to support our community of fine jewelers and artisans that are part of the process of making some of the most beautiful jewelry in the world. The advantage we have is that New York City attracts the best from all over the world. 

Made with Love 

Made with Love 

Power of Five 

Exclusive Limited Productions.

Every CHARLTON & LOLA ring is unique: based, on the energy of creation, no two objects are exactly the same. Nor would you want them to be the same. Every piece of fine jewelry should resonate with their owner. Lisa prides herself in finding unique gemstones for collections and projects, therefore no two objects will be the same. Lisa is always determined to offer the extraordinary.

Please note collections will always be limited productions and only five of one style will ever be created. As a pivotal number, 5 stands for change. As such, each piece will be marked in sequential order.

Philosophy

Philosopher's Stone-Tourmaline
 
 

Why the Brand Exists...

There seems to be a lost of the power and thoughtfulness behind the tradition and craftsmanship of jewelry making in this modern age. As modernization has allowed for mass production and the creation of allot of similar items, allot of fine jewelry lovers seem to have retreated into the past and have started to collect antique fine jewelry. 

Lisa noticed this trend at the same time that she was embarking on her spiritual quest. She realized that she was training herself to create fine jewelry to empower and celebrate her journey, however it was not lost upon her that she also started to attract family, friends and clients who were seeking fine jewelry that connected with their personal life stories as well. Every time she was asked to create a piece to symbolize important moments in life, Lisa was filled with tremendous joy and realized that was her calling and passion.

The Brand was Born.

Value of the Brand. The Brand promises to always create fine jewelry pieces that support you in a unique way on your life journey. We promise to share knowledge and wisdom with you so you feel empowered by your purchase and you treasure it throughout your life. 

Watch the Story of Delila Below and Fall in Love with Our Brand.

 
 

 

 

 

Story of A Stone. Story of a Brand.

Watch the Video & Learn About Lisa