Mia grew up in San Diego, California and graduated at the top of her class as her high school valedictorian. She went on to receive her college degree from the University of California, San Diego in Theatre Costume Design with Cum Laude honors. Her interest in jewelry design led her to study pearls and pearl grading with the Gemological Institute of America where she received her diploma in Pearls.
As Pearl Paradise’s Sr. Product Specialist, Mia sorts, processes, and styles the pearls that we offer on our website.