According to Brian, the love that he & I have shared since high school has & continues to be the inspiration behind his passion for jewelry.
It all began when he started making jewelry for me Senior year in art class.
Brian earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. While studying jewelry making & design, he handcrafted pieces and worked as a bench jeweler to hone his goldsmith skills. After graduation, Brian founded Long & Co. in 1997, his home-based jewelry design business.