Artist, Amanda Rawlings, has been designing a making beaded jewelry since childhood. Amanda has been inspired by her love of Scottish dancing, faeries, nature, and the fantasy genre. In 2012 she graduated from Washington State University with a bachelors degree in Apparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles. Then in 2014 after completing her masters thesis researching steampunk apparel, she graduated with a Masters in Apparel Design from WSU. Amanda enjoys designing not only jewelry but costuming to go with her designs. She is currently residing in Middletown, CA with her family and 3 cats.