- Asil Designs owner and designer Lisa Pearce has always been inspired by art, culture, big cities and the people that surround her. A self taught jewelry artist who was born and raised in Thunder Bay Ontario, educated in the Niagara area and lived for many years in British Columbia. She has now returned to set down her roots in Ontario's beautiful wine country in the Niagara Region with her wonderful husband and two beautiful children. Along with raising her children she is creating jewelry for a living, and loving every minute of it. Always being a creative soul, with many years experience both personally & through her education studying everything from Interior Design to Art Design Fundamentals & Graphic Design Production, she knew her passion for design would eventually become her identity. Before she knew it she was teaching herself every jewelry technique she could, and transforming Asil Designs from a hobby to a full time career.