L. SHOFF is an eco-friendly fine jewelry collection by 24-year-old Lauren Shoff. Originally studying Fashion Design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, her Accessories Design professor recognized her talent for jewelry design and encouraged her to focus on developing her craft. Lauren is currently studying at the prestigious Gemological Institute of America where she has earned her Graduate Pearls and Applied Jewelry Professional degrees and is working towards her Graduate Gemology degree. She currently resides in Minneapolis, MN.