I began making jewelry when I was 4 years old sitting beside my mother and grandmother. I never thought that I would pick this path, but of all the wonderfully creative things my mother and grandmother knew and shared with me, this was the one I grew into. And I’m genuinely delighted that I did!
Jewelry is an extremely personal and emotional thing. If you compliment someone on their jewelry, more often than not what you get is not the facts about the piece, like whether it’s gold or silver, amethyst or turquoise; instead, you get a full backstory chocked full of detail. You learn where and from whom they bought it, or who gave it to them, when, and for what occasion; how much they love it and why!! It’s always a lovely, human experience when I hear these stories.
Now I have a pleasant studio with windows to my gardens, and I make jewelry! That’s what I do. Women say my jewelry makes them feel beautiful. This is the reason I love making it!. I hope this expression shows in every piece I make, adding some small piece of beauty and joy to our wonderful, fascinating world.
Because jewelry is so personal, all earrings have interchangeable wires per your requested style and metal: lever backs, French hooks, posts, and sometimes clips – platinum, 14k gold, 14k gold filled, 14 k rose gold filled, sterling silver, niobium, or surgical steel.
Besides bead work for over 50 years, I’ve also worked in fine jewelry for 25 years and I’m happy to help you design your custom fine jewelry as well. I take custom orders for special occasions (brides and wedding parties, special gifts, anniversaries, and holidays, etc.) or any occasion. It is especially enjoyable for me to make jewelry on request.
Indigo Swan carefully curates a world-wide selection of hand-crafted art from both award-winning and novice artists in the disciplines of jewelry, mosaic, fused-glass, stained-glass, photography, pottery, woodwork, water colors, acrylic, multi-media and calligraphy.
Come take a look around… you’ll find a collection of jewelry from all corners of the globe as Ann Mooney Design jewelry is joined by other jewelers and artisans to showcase a broad range of both casual and fine jewelry.