Ronald Anderson and David Rees

Our Curriculum Vitae Q&A with Ron Anderson and David Rees of TenThousandThings. Their jewelry collection is inspired by abstract shapes found in nature and is meant to best highlight expertly-chosen stones.

Astrological sign?
Cancer and Capricorn

Lucky number?

Favorite color?
Like all colors

Morning, Noon, or Night?

Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner?

Football, Baseball, or Basketball?

Green Tea, Black Tea, or Herbal Tea?
Herbal Tea

Sugar, Splenda, or Stevia?
David: Stevia

Ronald: Equal

Red, White, or Rosé?

Spicy, Salty, or Sweet?
David: Salty

Ronald: Sweet

Sandwich, Soup, or Salad?
David: Salad

Ronald: Sandwich

Cashmere, Silk, or Linen?
David: Cashmere

Ronald: Cashmere

Black, White, or Color?
David: Black

Ronald: Black

Is your closet messy or neat?

What’s your favorite room in your home?

What do you collect?
Outsider art

Sunday ritual?
David: Working at my bench

Ronald: Watching ghost shows on TV

Favorite flower?

Favorite scent?
Vetiver and Lemon

Cheat meal?

Favorite place to escape to when you need a moment of respite?
Old Saybrook CT. 1700’s house on the CT river.

Talent you’d like to have?
Patience, Is that a talent?

Playing piano, tap dancing.

Quality you want to be remembered by?

Best thing about where you are from?
People are considerate and friendly!

It’s hard not to be reminiscent of the past, and be distracted by the future. How do you strive to live in the moment?
New York City forces you to be in the moment because it is so demanding of your attention.

What does Considered Luxury mean to you?
Ronald: Extremely soft sheets

David: Simple perfection like the best water pressure in the shower

What was the inspiration behind starting your brand?
Necessity is the mother of invention.

Give three words that describe your brand?
Refined, Original, Organic.