Amity Reed's Profile
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…
- Joined May 31, 2008