Ariane Zurcher, is a writer and award-winning jewelry designer living in New York City with her husband and author, Richard Long, two children and cat, Merlin, who taught himself to pee in the toilet and play fetch!
Winner of both the coveted 2009 Rising Star Award in Fine Jewelry and the 2010 AGTA Spectrum Award for Business/Day Wear, Ariane Zurcher was trained in the fine arts. Ariane began her career in the world of fashion, freelancing for design houses in London and New York, along with a stint at Elle Magazine.
New York based Ariane Zurcher Designs has been featured in leading fashion publications and blogs including, Italian Vogue, W Magazine,Women’s Wear Daily, In Style, L.A. Times Magazine, Modern Jeweler, StyleCaster and many others. Her e-commerce website, http://www.arianezurcher.com also features charitable projects including benefit events for The Aspen Institute and The World Gold Council’s Leaves of Gold.
In addition to designing jewelry, Ariane blogs about autism and her daughter on Emma’s Hope Book and on Where Art & Life Meet, a blog about art, design, marriage, parenting, what inspires us to create and life. Ariane also blogs for the Huffington Post.