Hill, a native Charlestonian,
has a passion for ancient history, a love of all things beautiful
(especially jewelry) and a fabulous sense of humor and whimsy. She
combines her passion with a modern sensibility for timeless designs
that will create their own places in future generations of fashion
Her focus on pearls was a natural
given their historic appeal, the wide array of colors and shapes
and the beauty and mystery associated with wearing them. Larkin's
practical side likes the fact that they are a reusable and a renewable
The fact that Larkin's
pearl creations are individually unique makes each item a
one-of-a-kind treasure. Every piece is hand-made using
only the finest silks and metals and stones to complement the pearls.
Many of the designs are limited to one suite of necklace, earrings
and a bracelet, depending on the availability of the materials.
Those using vintage or antique findings, beads and stones are extremely