Artist and Jewelry Designer Hisano Shepherd has been fascinated by the art of jewelry making since early childhood. In pursuit of this passion, Hisano graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from California State University of Long Beach and then followed this with a Masters of Fine Arts in Jewelry at State University New York at New Paltz.
After graduation, Hisano put her passion and education to work in the jewelry industry as a designer and educator, finding a part time position PearlParadise.com, Inc, and teaching metalsmithing and jewelry design at two separate colleges.
Today, Hisano is a permanent, full time member of the team and has since become the Chief Creative Officer overseeing all design, production and purchasing. Hisano also launched her personal line, little h, in 2012. Her pieces have won tremendous acclaim and have found fans from the First Lady of the United States to superstar Taylor Swift and many others.