Kristin Hanson knew she wanted to make the world more beautiful with her jewelry artistry since she was a child. Her transformative, luxuriant designs won her the coveted 2007 Couture Awards as one of America's top couture designers! Hanson's designs and dedicated work as an educator and natural color diamond specialist evolved to international recognition as a leader in the fine jewelry industry.
Hanson studied over 6 years classical European fine jewelry, first journeying to Colorado to study with legendary master goldsmith Harold O'Connor. Kristin Hanson further pursued master in historic Florence, Italy under the tutelage of Giampaulo Babetto. Tuscany, inspired her love of architecture and a passion for luxury. She returned to her New York origins and launched her first public collection at Bergdorf Goodman.
Kristin's creative philosophy embodies contemporary signature forms carefully designed to accentuate the innate beauty of rare natural color diamonds. Her collection is now available at Neiman Marcus stores.
Kristin Hanson specializes in Argyle Pink Diamonds, launching her latest SKYLINE collection with Rio Tinto Diamonds. Recently, Platinum Guild International awarded Kristin Hanson with the Platinum fashion Innovation Award at JCK in Las Vegas.