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Motita Jewels

American Made Since 2012

Celeste Magdaleno

New York, New York
Motita Jewels is a statement jewelry brand based in NYC. Made with genuine leathers straps and quality beads make each piece eye catching.

Tell us about your business.

Motita Jewels began long ago when I was a little girl mesmerized by my grandmother’s jewels. I would take my grandmother's necklaces apart and rearrange them; this is how I learned to bead. She worked at a belt factory and often brought home different belts made in extravagant textures such as snakeskin and all kinds of exotic leathers. After her passing I decided to bring back her style by creating a line that encompassed both her love for jewels and leather. My grandmother called me Motita, which means small powder puff in Spanish. I studied fashion at FIT & LIM college where I majored in design and styling. I enjoy traveling, learning about new cultures and spending time with my family + dog Chloe. Motita Jewels style is inspired by my love for chic & eclectic urban looks. In the future I wish to expand the Motita Jewels brand with earrings and hair adornments.

What makes your business stand out?

Motita Jewels is unique with its knack for using a sea of color in each piece and combining wearable/ comfortable leather straps held together with magnetic clasp for easy accessibility.

What's the best business advice you've received?

The best business advise I have been given is to put your brand out there in a more personal way by using social media for viewers to see the mind behind the brand.
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Mark Your Calendar

  • WINNERS ANNOUNCED
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winner and Audience Choice Winner announced.

    See past Award Winners
  • AMERICAN MADE MEETUP
    Nov. 7, 2014

    Join Martha at the American Made Summit kickoff cocktail party.

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  • AMERICAN MADE SUMMIT
    Nov. 8, 2014

    Don’t miss our networking event and maker lecture series in New York City.

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  • RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR
    Nov. 15 - 16, 2014

    Shop for holiday gifts at the Martha Stewart American Made Pavilion.

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