In 2014, Priya debuted its first contemporary jewelry collection. “I never wanted to lose sight of the principles Priya was founded on, which is to provide work for marginalized people are the world, especially women. Priya is for-profit because we believe in the power of business and entrepreneurship to fight poverty and modern-day slavery.” - Joy Kennedy “Here’s to finding your Shangri-La”

Priya was founded in 2011 by Joy Kennedy to fill a need in the market for high quality products while simultaneously supporting artisans around the world.   The brand evokes the exotic spirit of East while celebrating the structure and quality of the West.