Nicola Bathie McLaughlin was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has lived in England, Ann Arbor, Michigan & grew up in
San Antonio, Texas. Nicola graduated from Texas Christian University in 2013, majoring in interior design. Her beads come from a multitude of places she has traveled to such as, Florence, South Africa, London, Dubai, Canada, France, & all around the USA. her jewelry designs are inspired by her various travels around the world as well as her young and energetic spirit. Her pieces have the perfect balance of timelessness and uniqueness.