Meet our Founder, Jacquelyn "Jackie" Brink.
Small island girl, Founder Jackie, is an artist, designer, and marketing specialist, who comes from a long line of creators, artists, and entrepreneurs. With her multi-national Dutch & American family, Jackie grew up on the beautiful "friendly island" of St. Maarten/St. Martin, in the Caribbean. Influenced by centuries of accumulated cultures on St. Martin - often called the "melting pot" - Jackie developed a love for stories, cultures and lore. Her life on the beach and her artistic background deeply contributed to her love of nature, art and all things handmade.
In her adult life, Jackie developed an even greater appreciation and passion for beautiful, handmade artifacts that weave stories across cultures. And an even stronger love of nature, the sea and the beaches of the world.
Lately, living her 'good life' in South Florida, Jackie underwent a period of new consciousness. Armed with her love of art and the sea, she has wholly embraced conscious business standards, slow-fashion and small-batch production, and insists upon sustainable and ethical practices. She aims to preserve traditional arts and to enrich the lives of those who dedicate themselves to creating the wonders which decorate our lives. Every single piece in the Lore and Lotus shop was handpicked by her discerning eye to bring love into your home and wardrobe.