Azaara Designer, Josef Arzili, is a Turkish designer based in Los Angeles, CA. Josef studied design at the Fashion Institute in Hamburg, Germany and soon afterwards moved to the United States where he followed his passion to become a jewelry designer. Josef’s extensive travels are his source of inspiration. He loves opulent colors, and uses the finest materials including hand-cut crystal, 22k gold and semi-precious stones. Metals include 22k gold over silver or white gold or rose gold-plated over silver as well as rhodium plating. All pieces are handmade.