At Gretchen Ventura, our mission is to bring beauty to a spiritual pursuit. When people feel beautiful they are uplifted, more confident, and their inner light shines through. Our jewelry allows for the uniqueness of each to shine, with a nod toward our interconnectedness, globally. Our designs integrate healing qualities and spiritual transcendence. Integrating the raw, organic, and earthy with the luxe of diamonds and fine gems, Gretchen Ventura designs accelerates ones harmony by fusing a connection between our inner and outer worlds to radiate balance and peace within. This integration fulfills our mission of bringing beauty to self, other, and the world.
Gretchen Ventura is a woman who loves living a bit off the beaten track: an entrepreneur, businesswoman, technology visionary, artist, and a mother, partner, friend and community contributor. Having traveled the world over, she has maintained her home and roots in Minneapolis, MN. An adventurer, Gretchen has hiked in the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, experienced Native American sweat lodges, and meditation in temples, in Bali, India, Thailand, Japan and Peru. Her love of experiencing varying religious or cultural norms helps inspire each collection. Gretchen remains a spiritual student, having studied Zen Buddhism and other ways of being, extensively. She is a seeker who remains open to all cultures and ways in order to be conscious, authentic, and at peace, while holding the intention of serving others. As one who establishes sustainable style direction, her purpose and dream is to inspire others through her gift of aesthetics and style.