Agnes Richard founder of Montague Designs uses vintage pendants, beads, pearls and semi-precious stones in the creation of her one-of-a-kind necklaces. Each piece is individually selected and then hand-assembled; the resulting necklaces are unique, wearable and highly collectible. Richard is a 1984 graduate of the University of South Carolina. She also attended the Paris Fashion Institute.
In 2004 -2005 Agnes, husband Steve and 3 sons moved to La Paz, Mexico. They all learned to speak Spanish and enjoyed a special year of family bonding. She draws much inspiration from this experience and incorporates her passion into her eclectic designs. Additionally, she studies photography at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. Richard is an active member of the Virginia Garden Club and enjoys floral arranging.
Richard and her family reside in Richmond, Virginia with their 5 dogs and 2 cats.