Growing up in South Louisiana, Ashleigh Branstetter is an award-winning jewelry designer, trained in sculpture/metalsmithing, and a GIA trained gemologist. Each piece in Ashleigh Branstetter’s jewelry collection is unique and handmade in her New Orleans studio. She fabricates each piece in either 18kt gold or sterling silver with unique colored gemstones, diamonds, and pearls. She often works in close collaboration with her clients to create bespoke pieces, with artisan craftsmanship at the core of her work and is most well known for her award-winning “Ruffle” © design. She thrives on the idea that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Ashleigh has received numerous awards including four AGTA Spectrum Awards and two North American Tahitian Pearl Trophy awards. Her work has been featured in publications from Private Air, Modern Bride, and others along with her pieces worn at the Emmy's and Oscars.