Jewelry designer Lisette Polny, creator of Zofia Day jewelry, found herself in the spotlight after she designed special 14-carat keepsake bracelets for royal bride Meghan Markle to give to her best friends at her wedding. Courtesy of Zofia Day / Becca Batista
Encinitas jewelry designer Lisette Polny wasn’t at the royal wedding, but her jewelry played a key role.
Meghan Markle presented six of her best friends — plus her new sister-in-law, Kate Middleton — a delicate, custom-designed 14-carat gold bracelet as a keepsake. Called the Kensington bracelet, it was designed by Polny at Meghan’s behest.
While they haven’t met, Polny is a longtime friend of one of...