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Thursday, January 26, 2023

WJA DMV | Industry Chat: The Power of Flow with Ashley Thorne

Start Date: 1/26/2023 6:00 PM EST
End Date: 1/26/2023 6:45 PM EST

Organization Name: WJA DMV

Nicole Garder
Phone: (202) 394-9876

Join the DMV chapter for their monthly “Industry Chat” via Zoom on Thursday, January 26th at 6 pm est. During this monthly series jewelry professionals will discuss their journey, career defining moments and strategies they’ve used to navigate challenges. This month, Ashley Thorne will cover the power of “flow” , a theme that served as an inspiration for her latest collection with COUTURE Radiance.

During this virtual discussion you'll:

  • Learn how to navigate the jewelry industry by maximizing transferable skills and tapping into resources
  • Gain a new perspective for developing a fine jewelry collection from a Couture Radiance alumni
  • Understand the importance of owning your transition as a designer and welcoming the evolution of a brand’s aesthetic

Closing the discussion Ashley will participate in a Q&A session. Please submit any questions with the subject line: "Q&A" to

About the speaker: 

Ashley Thorne is a Designer and Founder of A.M. Thorne, a fine jewelry line based in Washington, D.C. and New York City. Ashley holds a BFA in graphic design and communications from Pratt Institute and attended Jewelry Arts Inc for metalsmithing at Lilovee.  Specializes in simplicity and gemstones with individual character, Ashley uses thoughtful consideration to produce pieces derived from conscious and compassionate practices. A.M. Thorne has been featured in publications including Vogue, British Vogue, The Zoe Report, Refinery29,  JCK and InStore Magazine.  A member of the 2022 COUTURE Radiance cohort, Ashley has a strong focus and appreciation for detail– drawing influence from natural beauty found in nature, modernism, historical techniques, femininity and light.


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Closed: 1/26/2023 6:00 PM

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