Lauren Harwell Godfrey is the founder and designer of Harwell Godfrey, a bold line of fine jewelry based in San Francisco, California. Godfrey first worked as an advertising Creative Director and Art Director for the likes of Adidas, Levi’s and Ray-Ban. Then, she decided to follow her heart to San Francisco Cooking School in 2013. After graduation, she scored internships at Bay Area institutions, Bar Tartine and Chez Panisse. Godfrey's first foray into jewelry was with her handmade leather and raw gemstone major statement necklaces. She then transitioned into fine jewelry and ever since has stuck to Jewelry and made HG an established brand.