With celebrity clients such as Amy Adams and Claire Danes, 22 shops nationwide carrying her products (including Material Possessions, 704 N. Wabash Ave.), and a brisk business on QVC, Graziela Kaufman is ready to take her traditional yet edgy jewelry line, Graziela Gems, to the next level: The 43-year-old São Paulo native hopes to start selling in department stores this fall. “My love for jewelry and gemstones started when I was little,” says Kaufman, who, as a child, watched her grandfather make jewelry in Italy. Today she lives in a Tudor-style house in Highland Park with her husband, John, and their four sons. Here are some of her favorite things.
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