Welcome to ATALANKA, a handmade jewelry company born out of passion and creativity. Our founder, Ash, was inspired by two powerful symbols that have become the foundation of our brand.
The first symbol is Atalanta, the Greek goddess of hunt, adventure, and travel. Atalanta represents a strong, independent woman who refused to conform to the societal norms imposed upon her. She blazed her own trail and lived life on her own terms. Her story of love and adventure inspires us to embrace our individuality and seek out our own unique path in life.
The second symbol is Ankaa, the brightest star in the Phoenix constellation. As a company, we love the symbolism of the phoenix rising from the ashes, and Ankaa represents this idea perfectly. Like the phoenix, we believe in the power of rebirth and transformation. We understand that life can be challenging, but we also believe that we can rise from the ashes of our past experiences and emerge stronger and more beautiful than ever before.
At ATALANKA, we strive to embody the spirit of these two symbols in all that we do. We handcraft each piece of jewelry with exceptional attention, love, and care, using high-quality materials to ensure that every item is not only beautiful but also durable and long-lasting. Our goal is to create jewelry that will inspire you to embrace your unique journey and remind you of the power you hold within yourself to rise from any challenge. Thank you for visiting ATALANKA, and we hope that our jewelry will bring joy and inspiration into your life.
The face behind A T A L A N K A
Title: Owner, Jewelry Designer, Visionary, Warrior, IT person, marketing person, website design, Works her a$$ off daily to make ATALANKA happen.
What you actually do at ATALANKA: EVERYTHING!! I dream it up, research, design new jewelry and home goods, talk with contractors, make the jewelry and other items by hand, keep books, respond to emails, run the website, do wholesale orders, mail regular orders, design set-up and display, marketing, you name it, I do it. Also usually accompanied by two pups who love that mom works a job they can join her at.
Favorite Food: Pho! Or French Fries. And cupcakes… Also always down for Dim Sum... Basically a snack raccoon.
Favorite place you’ve traveled: Manhattan NY and St Lucia.
Cool fact about you: I’ve climbed to the top of an active volcano that is part of The Ring Of Fire!
Item you never leave the house without: Monochromatic outfit + Earrings