While some say she was born of pixie dust, explaining why many call her "Tink," Anna K. Tinkelenberg was actually born and raised in North Carolina. Though jewelry started as a hobby for her as a teenager, it has grown into an exciting career for Anna. She is constantly drawing inspiration from her surroundings and enjoys traveling. Anna loves to discover new sources of innovation that she can translate into her jewelry. She is fascinated by the magic of transitioning designs into physical works that capture the imagination and create a sense of timeless beauty.