Born in Kimberley, South Africa. It was in Birmingham where Kerri graduated from the University of Central England (now Birmingham City University).
She achieved her National Diploma in Precious Metal Studies and was awarded a diploma by the City & Guilds of London Institute Incorporated by Royal Charter, while also qualifying in City & Guilds Jewellery Craft and Stone Setting which included Certificate of Merit awarded by the British Jewellers Association. After Birmingham, she moved to London and studied Gemmology and Diamond Grading at the Gemmological Association of Great Britain.
Kerri has a mission to create jewellery that truly comes to life when worn, It should be practical, yet stunning and of the highest quality of craftsmanship. Her strung designs are handmade with a focus on beautifully coloured semi-precious and precious stones.
Designs by Kerri A Lee offers an exclusive collection of gems, which can be made to order and therefore be tailored to suite every customer’s requirements. Some of the original designs feature rough cut gemstones in exceptional combinations of colour and texture, finished off with *magnetic clasps. We encourage people to have jewellery especially designed as it is a wonderful experience to participate in the creative process, thus making your jewellery so much more personal.
*Magnetic clasps are unsuitable to wear for persons with a pacemaker.