Ann Vaughn Jewelry consists of colorful handcrafted layered gemstone jewelry in a wide array of innovative color directions. Necklaces, pendants, bracelets and earrings are rendered in striking combinations using gemstones, pearls, high quality glass crystals and and Czech glass together with hand worked gold fill and silver wire. Brilliant blue Kyanite mixes with luminous freshwater pearls and iolite accented with silver and gold wire in an elegant collage necklace. Multi strands of amazonite and apatite culminate in a large aquamarine drop in a light, airy design perfect for summer. Turquiose, Jasper and Czech glass dance through silver hoop earrings. Blue lace agate, jasper, pearl and Czech glass surround your wrist in soft color.
This studio takes great pride in the quality of it's materials. Many of the natural semi-precious gemstones and natural stones are sourced in person assuring uniform color, size and shape. All crystals are colored specifically for their designs typically with transparent fronts and opaque backs. Glass beads are sourced from the Czech Republic, whose hundred plus years of glass making insure quality.
Sterling silver, gold fill, vermeil, matte and antique brass accent all the lively color and design.
Founded in 2006, in the basement of their brick ranch style home ,as a way for Ann to work while being a mother, the line grew quickly in popularity. From a small artisan adventure, this studio has grown to be a thriving business in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Today, Ann remains the designer working with a talented team who bring her visions to life.