At the heart of the Mexican, L.A.-based jeweler’s whimsical, otherworldly collections is her deep appreciation for the natural world. Crabs are rich in symbolism and signify prosperity and success. They exemplify the need to honor our selves and to find the balance of protection and vulnerability suited to our personal needs and emotions. Crabs also symbolize deep passions, trust and the circle of life. They exchange their hard shells for another one, symbolizing a point of rebirth in their life cycle. This teaches us that to achieve happiness, it is important to let go of the old in order to give space to the new.