Brand new Fall 2012 Sugarlime now available at Violette!

Six years ago Violette fell in love with Sugarlime, a then up and coming collection, and the affair has yet to fizzle. Sugarlime remains the only collection Violette has represented since day one, an exceptional testament to designer Karen Buder's high end quality yet affordable prices.

Co-founding Sugarlime in 2003 with her husband, Karen's jewelry addiction sparked when traveling to Tokyo. Inspired by her trip to Asia (and a delicious cocktail - *Sugarlime*), Karen, who is self-taught, began designing jewelry immediately. She left her previous career and focused on branding Sugarlime. With overwhelming encouragement she knew there was a demand for her designs.

Handmade in Vancouver, Sugarlime's popularity has since exceeded to over 7000 clients across Canada, over 40 retail locations, and are worn by A-list celebrity socialites including Natalie Portman, Kim Cattrall, and Sarah McLachlan. Her pieces have been provided to Academy Award attendees, exclusively worn by Canadian stylists, and voted one of British Columbia's most successful business’. She is also known for her active involvement with various charitable organizations.

Appealing to a variety of individuals, budgets and occasions, Karen's collection features original designs, Swarvoski crystal embellishments, 14 Karat Gold Fill, Gold Plating and Sterling Silver. Her aesthetic is sophisticated and trendsetting. The collection's versatility and pricing (starting at $25 and rarely exceeding $100) is why Sugarlime's clientele varies from young adults and students, to career women and stay-at-home moms, and ultimate fashionistas.

 Included in our first Fall delivery are stunning new cuffs, earrings and necklaces. Focusing on original filigree pendents and asymmetrical patterns, Fall 2012 for Sugarlime showcases Karen's remarkable and evolving talent.

The 'Violet' necklace and earrings, our immediate favourites, took Karen several weeks to design and ultimately perfect. Inspired by her love of florals and filigree, the 'Violet's' are truly a work of art. The time and effort she's given her new collection is something she is very proud of. Sugarlime’s fans continue to expect high end quality, unique designs and affordable prices. Karen never disappoints.

Stop by Violette and indulge yourself with Sugarlime's fabulous collection of earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Warning, her pieces are highly justifiable.

Pictured below are several of Karen's newest designs. Visit to browse her entire collection.