Aaron Furlong was born in California, the third generation in a family of established jewelers and diamond merchants tracing back to 1940. By the time he was 21, Aaron had earned both a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Davis. Returning to Los Angeles, he began a six-year apprenticeship with a master jeweler. Over the next three years Mr. Furlong expanded his knowledge into casting and design, culminating in the creation of AARON HENRY Designs.
Accolades include Spectrum, Niche, Signity and Diamonds Today awards. Several AARON HENRY pieces have also been used in the marketing efforts of the World Gold Council, the GIA, De Beers and the California Jewelers Association. His jewelry has appeared in industry and consumer magazines including Vanity Fair, Town & Country, Millionaire and InStyle. Jewelers Quarterly Magazine has also named Mr. Furlong as a ‘Designer of the 21st Century’. In addition, Mr. Furlong is the current President of the Contemporary Design Group.