Glenn Espig was born in Seattle, Washington but made Santa Barbara his home. Espig has been in the jewelry business since 1974. He initially began designing and handcrafting jewelry for the Santa Barbara Beach Art Show. As he immersed himself into all aspects of jewelry design and creation, he discovered his true passion was for rare and beautiful gemstones.
An explorer by nature, he often travels the world in search of exquisite gemstones to be set in unique mountings.