Heather Black, AJP | Designer

Heather Black

Heather Black is a seasoned jewelry designer with over 20 years of experience in the industry. Her background specialties include gemstone expertise, fine jewelry design, handcrafted jewelry design, specialty retail, social media management, and product management. With a passion for creativity and a deep understanding of the intricacies of jewelry design, Heather has established herself as a leading figure in the field.

In addition to her extensive experience, Heather has also earned an Applied Jewelry Professional (AJP) certification from the prestigious Gemological Institute of America (GIA). Her expertise in gemstones is evident in her designs, where she expertly incorporates rare and precious stones to create truly unique pieces. Heather's commitment to her craft is further exemplified by her current enrollment in the Graduate Gemologist degree program, where she is constantly expanding her knowledge and refining her skills.

Originally from North Carolina, Heather has called Western Massachusetts her home for the past 16 years. Her love for the area is evident in her work, where she often draws inspiration from the natural beauty of the region. Whether it's the colors of the changing leaves in the fall or the sparkling snow in the winter, Heather's jewelry designs often reflect the beauty of the changing seasons.

As a perfectionist, Heather takes great pride in her work and strives to create pieces that are not only beautiful, but also of the highest quality. She lives and breathes jewelry and gemstones, and her passion for the craft is evident in every piece she creates. Whether it's a stunning pair of earrings or a unique jewelry set, Heather's attention to detail and commitment to excellence make her one of the most sought-after handcrafted jewelry designers in the industry.