tola jewelry was created by san francisco based designer, shoma lahiry. of south asian heritage, born in new england, and raised in appalachia, shoma spent her childhood immersed in the vibrant textures and tints of these varied terrains. inspired by the geometries and histories of her background, travels, and surroundings, she merged her passion and skill into her design process and jewelry collection. in a continuing exploration of old and new, tola jewelry combines the ancient art of lost wax casting and traditional metalsmithing practices with three-dimensional digital fabrication and machine-made technologies. all jewelry is handmade in the usa using responsibly sourced precious metals and stones.