Ron Hartgrove was born in Big Spring, Texas. He began his career in the jewelry business at the early age of eight. After graduation from high school, Ron decided to travel throughout Europe to study in the world of artisans, designers and craftsmen. In 1990, he incorporated Heart & Co., copyrighted his designs, and trademarked the new line as “ORBIS®” from the Latin root word, orb.

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