Yurima was born in Caracas Venezuela and studied Graphic Design. After traveling throughout South America, China, Europe, and living in Spain, where she started her jewelry journey, she decided to settle in Denver Colorado with her12 years old son when conditions worsened in her country. Overcoming many challenges and difficulties and with the desire to provide her son with the best opportunities in life, Yurima decided it was time to help other women to achieve their dreams. I Love ME Gems was born out of a passion for jewelry and helping others. (Yuri) is known for being determined, focus and playful; also she says Colorado has the biggest and bluest sky she has ever seen and that’s why she chose it as her home.
Manos Emprendedoras (ME), in English translates to entrepreneurial hands. We provide growth opportunities to immigrant women from around the world living in Colorado. With our help, they are able to better provide for their families and adapt to our culture in a peaceful and beautiful way. We make beautiful dainty jewelry, very light weight, hypoallergenic with very unique gemstones.