j. quan tanaka is wire-wrapped jewelry and accessories designed and handmade by jenny quan tanaka. jenny's background is in fine arts and has been designing and creating for over 20 years. artistic and creative tendencies have run in her family for generations - most notable being ruth asawa. jenny has dabbled in many mediums, including, ceramics, sculpture, knitting, and crochet. however, the desire to keep her art mobile is what drove her to start j. quan tanaka. j. quan tanaka now calls torrance, ca home, where tall industrial shelving hold trays and trays of gemstones and pearls, waiting to be carefully spun into the newest bestseller. the california sunny style and spunk in j. quan tanaka products can be found across the country.