Los Angeles based jewelry designer Susan Ankersen, is a genuine lover of gemstones and their healing properties. A gemstone junkie, as some of her friends refer to her, she travels often in search of special and unusual stones. They become an integral part of the carefully selected materials used in her designs. Their healing properties are embodied in her creations with the hope that the wearer will feel the positive energies imparted by the stones and feel empowered by them.

Originally from Denmark, Susan visited Los Angeles to attend Santa Monica College. In 2004, she introduced her first collection which included all the healing gemstones she had collected over the years. Her use of unusual stones found during her travels; bold stones and rough unpolished gems, that she combines with pure sterling silver and 14 karat gold.

Susan’s Scandinavian heritage is reflected in her unique designs. Her Nordic roots are echoed in her meticulously handcrafted pieces that evoke tranquility and clarity. Each piece is designed with deliberate thought and careful selection of textures and colors. Her creations express power and grace. They reflect the individuality and sophistication of the discriminating, strong women who wear them.

Susan’s designs have been featured on ABC’s Golden Globe award winning show Ugly Betty. Her celebrity clientele includes America Ferrera and Vanessa Williams to name a few. Her designs has been featured in Magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Siempre Mujer and Noi.Se.