Meet Ann Hand


Ann Hand is founder and CEO of Ann Hand, LLC, one of the most distinctive and prominent jewelry design firms in America.  Her designs have been worn by some of the most powerful and influential women and men in the nation.  She is often referred to as the nation's jeweler.

Featuring majestic eagles, flowing flags, stately seals and Washington and American landmarks, her collection has received worldwide acclaim. First Ladies, Cabinet Secretaries, Senators, Congresswomen and Ambassadors have worn her signature pins, the Liberty Eagle and One Country One Destiny.   

For over thirty five years, Ann has designed custom jewelry and gifts for many of our government’s revered institutions including The White House, the United States Congress, The Departments of State, Defense, and Justice, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, and the American Red Cross. She has also designed custom jewelry for four Presidential Libraries. In 2016, she introduced the Presidential Collection of table top items exclusively for the White House Historical Association.

Ann began her business in 1988 working out of a small cottage in the garden of her home. Since then, her business has continued to grow with her online store giving her access to worldwide markets. Her work has been highlighted in various publications – Life Magazine, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, Southern Lady, and People magazine. 

She has been married for seventy two years to Lloyd Hand, a prominent Washington attorney and former Chief of Protocol during the Johnson Administration, and they have been blessed with five children, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.