Creative...Custom...Handmade...Unique...Designer Jewelry by Travis Duggan
Over 27 jewelry design awards!
Mr. Duggan was awarded the esteemed title of “Designer of the Year” in Hawaii for three consecutive years, 1996 through 1998. In February of 1998 he brought home to Hawaii, for the first time in 35 years, the First Place Award at the Jewelers of America Affiliate Contest held in New York City for his design “NEMESIS”. Mr. Duggan has won over 27 design awards, enjoys teaching others the art of jewelry making, and has taught throughout his career. Travis is also served two terms as Executive Director for New Mexico Jewelers Association and is a member of the G.I.A. and Alumni Association.
Apprenticing in Baton Rouge, La. at age 16, Travis followed his early passion for jewelry making. He has studied jewelry design and fabrication under six different senior goldsmiths over the years. He has designed jewelry throughout Canada and the Continental US for Birks of Canada, Tiffany & Company, Van Cleef & Arpel. At the age of 26, he moved to Hawaii where he opened his own jewelry business where he met his wife Brenda. She, being from Albuquerque, they decided to move to New Mexico to start their life together. Travis built a private studio in his home and now does work for select private clientele throughout the United States as well as manufacturing Tahitian Pearl jewelry for the Black Pearl Galleries.
Travis really enjoys the processes of creation; from conception or sketch, through fabrication and stone setting, to a finished piece of custom handcrafted jewelry. His specialty is working with customers on a one-