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How a Collective Feminine Vision is Reshaping LA’s Jewelry District- Robb Magazine- Muse

“There’s a feeling of something happening here, with creativity and the different cultures and the rebuilding of downtown and the restaurants,” says Ann Korman, who founded her brand, ARK Fine Jewelry, in 2016 after getting her start making jewelry in India. Korman, who moved to LA from New York City in 1996, had never spent much time downtown before she started her business. Initially, she was stymied by the jewelry district’s culture of secrecy. “People don’t like to tell you where they’re making anything,” she says. “Somebody told me to just walk into every single building and every single shop and learn what they do and that’s what I did.” Pounding the pavement paid off. Korman found a large factory on...

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