Mandeville Jewelry Designer
Anne Dale a Mandeville jewelry designer that has charmed the jewelry industry with her southern style for over 35 years. Technically trainer with a vast knowledge and intense passion for the truly beautiful things in life
Many of Anne Dale’s designs are inspired by her New Orleans family’s French heritage, father’s Sicilian roots and mother’s hometown New York City.
Anne is a Graduate Gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America. As a Professional Gemologist of the Columbia School of Gemology and the former Executive Director of The Gemological Association of Great Britain-America.
Promoting gemological education she is a frequent speaker at jewelry trade shows on diamonds.
Anne has implemented diamond and gemology courses in private schools, colleges and universities throughout the United States. As a fine jewelry appraiser, she is a federal expert witness for the Internal Revenue Service.
In addition she is a consultant for jewelry designers and buyers within the jewelry trade. Anne’s quest for the most exquisite jewelry has her traveling across the United States, Europe and the Far East. An ambassador of diamonds for New Orleans and all of Louisiana.
Anne Dale always leaves a lasting impression of herself and the unique culture of her hometown – Mandeville, Louisiana.
Anne Dale developed a process to make the common Louisiana oyster shell into a gemstone – LaPearlite®. In August 2011 Dale’s discovery became the new Official Louisiana State Gemstone.