Amity Reed's Profile

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I design and handcraft all of my jewelry in the studio building at my home in the Hudson Valley, New York.
Beginning with sterling silver sheet, 14K-24K gold, and gemstones, I work with traditional techniques and tools to create my jewelry pieces.

I love the permanence of metal. I am inspired by the feeling of empowerment that metal and gemstones can bring. I want to help my customers feel confident, significant, and powerful.

I discovered a love for metalwork and jewelry making at the Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy in 1990. It was a wonderful mix of languages, hammering, fire, and creativity and I felt immediately at home. I continued to study metalwork at the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts.
Upon leaving school, a desire for travel enticed me to spend three years living on a…

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  • Female
  • Joined May 31, 2008

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Sterling Silver, Gold, all interesting precious and semiprecious stones

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About

I design and handcraft all of my jewelry in the studio building at my home in the Hudson Valley, New York.
Beginning with sterling silver sheet, 14K-24K gold, and gemstones, I work with traditional techniques and tools to create my jewelry pieces.

I love the permanence of metal. I am inspired by the feeling of empowerment that metal and gemstones can bring. I want to help my customers feel confident, significant, and powerful.

I discovered a love for metalwork and jewelry making at the Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy in 1990. It was a wonderful mix of languages, hammering, fire, and creativity and I felt immediately at home. I continued to study metalwork at the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts.
Upon leaving school, a desire for travel enticed me to spend three years living on a sailboat, traveling down the Hudson River to Central America and back to Texas, yet a deep affinity for the seasons of the Catskill Mountains brought me back to the Hudson Valley.
The mountains and natural beauty of this region are a large part of my inspiration.

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