Frank Ancona is known for his color gemstones which must pass the test of being imbued with a vibrant and visible charisma. His clients often call his designs their personal talismans. Mr. Ancona's settings are superb in quality and craftsmanship. Clients who treasure Frank Ancona, collect his pieces in the same manner they collect art and antiques;
as unique expressions of themselves.
Frank Ancona began building his jewelry design reputation in his hometown of Kansas City where he attended the respected Kansas City Art Institute studying fine painting and drawing. He continued his studies in Rome for a year. Upon his arrival in San Francisco, Frank became Gump's designer and created an exclusive fine jewelry collection for the landmark store as well as Wilkes Bashford. Showcasing his signature use of large gemstones, pearls and dramatic clasps as centerpieces are vied for by his admirers. “Once you see his creations you want one!”
Frank has been satisfying the refined taste of sophisticates worldwide with his elegant fine jewelry designs for many years. His Palladian inspired studio and salon showroom, located on Union Square in San Francisco, is a place frequented by his loyal clientele to acquire or commission a special creation. Clients who treasure Frank, collect his pieces in the same manner they collect art and antiques; as unique expressions of themselves.