Most of the jewelry on this site is handcrafted in York, Maine by Autumn Hampshire. Autumn has been creating jewelry for over 16 years, and has a passion for making wearable works of art.
Autumn received her jeweler training through an apprenticeship, and earned her Graduate Gemologist diploma through GIA (Gemological Institute of America.) She is certified in Diamonds, Pearls, and Colored Stones. She also teaches jewelry making classes in her home studio as well as occasionally guest teaching at other schools.
The Autumn Designs studio strives to be environmentally friendly, using natural and safe products in the making of the jewelry whenever possible. A lot of care goes into ensuring that the jewelry is not only beautiful but durable as well. High quality materials matched with attention to detail produces jewelry that is meant to last. Most of the jewelry in the Autumn Designs collection is either sterling silver, 14k gold, or gold-filled. Autumn Designs is well known for creating custom birthstone jewelry, sea glass jewelry, sterling silver and 14k gold designs, and a variety of gemstone jewelry.