To know Shano Designs is to know not only the founders, David and Katherine Shano, but also their
family. In 2002 David and Katherine united their unique companies, Moment Timepieces and Katherine
Shano, together into one — Shano Designs.
Inspired by the individual characteristics of their children, the Shano design philosophy is founded on the notion that we should strive for a life centered around things we love and cherish.
A contemporary man appalled by the lack of choices in men's jewelry, David set out to combine unique
styling with casual elegance rather than bling. He began creating sophisticated timepieces, incorporating diamonds and other precious stones carefully placed to enhance with subtle chic. His men's line
also offers pendants, rings, bracelets, and golf accessories. He and his wife, Katherine, built Shano Designs
with a vision to develop the business as a legacy for their four daughters. The couple builds their life
around things they love and can share with family, and designing fine timepieces and jewelry allows David
to do this.
Katherine Shano finds great pleasure in designing and crafting her own brand of jewelry, especially
family-inspired pieces. This self-taught designer unveiled her first creations in 2002 with her Madison
Lee collection. Katherine founded Shano Designs with her equally passionate husband, David, creating
an artistic legacy for their children. Above and beyond her creative talents, perhaps her greatest talent is
managing a household of four kids. Inspired by their daughters' unique personalities, Katherine designs
each collection to reflect the various dimensions of beauty existing within each of us and our modern