Gemstone mythology is found in cultures around the globe. These elements were signs of wealth, power and used in healing practices for centuries. Each gemstone holds properties that connect us to the earth and our bodies. When worn in a jewel, our intensions can strengthen the power of each stone promoting health and wellness.
Kristin Hanson began her intensive design training at age 16 when she began studying with master jewelers in the US and Italy. After exploring all aspects of metal smithing and design in fine and fashion jewelry throughout her career, she opened a school for jewelry making in NYC - teaching and mentoring thousands of students from around the world.
The meaning of jewelry and gemstones throughout history have always left curiosity and distinction in her work. Designing with natural gems felt instinctual from the unique properties to the brilliant colors they behold. Finding value and beauty in every stone.