From generations of independent, beautiful, stylish women, Ani Shirinian was inspired to design jewelry to honor those who surround her. After nearly a decade in the jewelry industry, she followed her design passion and experience to make her vision a reality. She grew up in her grandmas clothing design studio wrapping herself in spools of French lace and pearl jewelry. Since those childhood days, pearls held a nostalgic place in her heart and she was intrigued both by their beauty and meaning. As the oldest known gem with unparalleled uniqueness and an extensive contribution to history, pearls symbolize wisdom, purity and innocence. Inspired by her childhood experiences, designing modern pearl jewelry was a natural direction in following her dreams.