Carolyn A’Hearn is a Senior Jewelry Designer and instructor who specializes in working with students to help develop unique visual languages and strengthen their ability to solve complex design problems. With a focus on empowering students through guidance on setting goals, building resources, and strengthening practical skills, Carolyn is able to provide thorough conceptual and technical knowledge of jewelry construction and process while interpreting and communicating ideas with clarity and concision.
Carolyn has designed and produced jewelry from start to finish for several brands, including J. Crew, Catbird, Liloveve, The Brave Collection, as well as several private clients and their own line. They are currently Lead Designer and Production Manager for The Gild Jewelry Collective.