Amanda has been designing jewelry since she was a child. Her designs are sometimes funky, often romantic & always sophisticated.
After completing college and gaining her Bachelors degree in Fine Arts from the University of Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Amanda took off for NYC and worked for fashion powerhouses Givenchy, Tommy Hilfiger, Nine West and Jones NY, before leading the design team at AVON Products. During her decade in NYC she also crafted runway pieces for exclusive couture fashion houses of Europe.
Crown Jewel of Florida
Amanda ultimately found inspiration in her native sun-drenched Florida & settled in Naples, fittingly called the “crown jewel” of Florida where she found the artistic muse she needed.
A Celebrity Favorite
Amanda and her work have appeared in Oprah's O Magazine. Her pieces have been showcased by luxe retailers such as, The Ritz Carlton, Saks Fifth Avenue, St. John, Marissa Collections, Venetian Village and on Third Street South. Amanda’s designs have captured style-conscious fashion A-list celebrities such as Sharon Stone, Amy Brenneman, CoCo, Kathy Ireland, Rachel Ray & the Real Housewives of NJ, just to name a few.She has shown and sold her pieces on the Home Shopping Network.
She specializes in custom jewelry as well as collections that range from fine jewelry made with 18-carat gold and precious gems, to more accessible pieces using sterling silver and semi-precious stones.
Amanda takes inspiration from her philanthropic efforts and close relationships to her custom couture clients. In 2013 she began her biggest endeavor to date, founding non-profit 501(c)3 The GLITTER Foundation, Inc. to bring Art Education programs and Art Therapy programs to the children of SWFL: www.theglitterfoundation.org