ESSEX COUNTY MOM’SMEET A MOM: JAMIE ECKSTEIN
Owner of THE EYE CANDY PROJECT
Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in Essex County?
I am originally from Long Island, New York. I have lived in Essex County for about 30 years.
Child(ren) and Age(s)?
31- and 27-year-old twins.
Are you involved in a business venture, a local organization, a creative endeavor, or in the corporate world? Please share!
Yes! I founded my jewelry business -The Eye Candy Project – because my son lost vision in one eye due to an accident. I proudly support research to bring sight back to life. The Eye Candy Project is a boutique jewelry company specializing in handmade street-chic and boho-chic jewelry via hosted trunk shows, personal styling, and up-cycling treasured pieces.
One thing people would be surprised to know about you…
I am a total sci-fi geek!
Favorite things to do in town/Essex County?
I love to go for a walk around the reservoir or hike the trails in the South Mountain Reservation. I wish that I could do it more often.
What is your favorite restaurant town/in Essex County?
Right now…. Lithos in Livingston. They have been amazing during Covid.
Best advice you have gotten?
Listen more! I try to be a good listener 🙂
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