Position:Boss Babe, Metal Goddess
Ashley Linden is not only the owner of Linden’s Jewelry, but is also a goldsmith, platinum smith and award-winning jewelry designer.
She began her work in the jewelry business as a repair coordinator at Ackerman Jewelers in Tampa, Florida in 1999. After spending a year there, she moved home to Fort Smith, where she began training on the bench doing jewelry repair for Rogers Jewelers.
Ashley then moved to Fayetteville to begin apprenticing with David Adams where she learned about fabrication and making tools to fit the job. After completing her apprenticeship she worked as an independent contractor for several prominent jewelers in Northwest Arkansas before opening Linden’s in 2009. She is the Arkansas Jewelers Association President and serves on the board for the Bella Vista Library Foundation.