Amy Holton's Profile
Aptitude tests in school told me I should have been an engineer. As usual, I went against the grain, and with the help of the University of Texas, chose accounting and finance instead. After I was laid off from Enron in 2001, jaded by corporate America needless to say, I desperately wanted to find a career that fulfilled me on a more personal level. I've loved fashion and all things decadent and opulent for as long as I can remember. Gemstones have fascinated me since childhood. Add to that an artistic side that hadn't been fed in a long while. Everything I needed for my own personal fulfillment seemed to align with jewelry design: the business aspect, the artistic aspect, the luxury of the materials and the process of building each piece with my hands. It was a perfect storm.
Everyone sees the world through different eyes. My work is a product of how I see this little corner of my world. How…
- Born on May 3
- Joined July 21, 2008