Amy Certilman

Amy Certilman

Custom Jeweler & Designer

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Luxury Goods & Jewelry

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Amy Certilman's Overview

Current
  • Owner & President at The Perfect Setting
  • Founder/President at BCD Design, Inc. /DBA The Perfect Setting
Past
  • Trustee, Board of Education at Cold Spring Harbor Central School District
  • Co-Founder/President at BCD Design, Inc
  • Vice President & Compliance Officer at JP Morgan
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Amy Certilman's Summary

Amy Certilman, Designer and Owner of The Perfect Setting, specializes in custom jewelry design, fabrication, and personal shopping of fine diamond and pearl jewelry. Whether contemporary or traditional, custom or "ready made", Amy creates or finds “the perfect setting” for heirloom stones and new jewelry alike.

Trained at the GIA for Diamond and Pearl grading, Amy will personally select diamonds and gems for your new jewelry. Several media articles have featured her work as well as an appearance on The Nate Berkus Show in 2011.

All work is guaranteed and all new stones are fully documented.

Specialties: Diamond selection for engagement, anniversary and special occasion jewelry. Design new settings for diamonds, precious and semi-precious stones. Reset existing stones.

TV APPEARANCES & PRESS:

WeddingWire 2012 Bride's Choice Award - Winner 2012
Family Goes Strong (5/19/12)
Bella Magazine (Sep/Oct 2011)
Style Goes Strong (7/7/11)
The Long Islander (4/28/11)
Jewelry Business Success News (3/3/11)
The Nate Berkus Show (2/28/11)
beautystylewatch.com (2/24/11)

Amy Certilman's Experience

Owner & President

The Perfect Setting

Sole Proprietorship; 1-10 employees; Luxury Goods & Jewelry industry

July 2009Present (5 years 3 months) World Wide via the Internet

Full service jewelry firm specializing in custom jewelry design, fabrication and diamond selection for engagement, anniversary and special occasion jewelry. Expertly design new settings and reset diamonds and other precious stones from unworn heirloom, divorce and other jewelry.

Founder/President

BCD Design, Inc. /DBA The Perfect Setting

September 2003Present (11 years 1 month)

Personal shopper for corporate gifts, special events, personal & home accessories.

Trustee, Board of Education

Cold Spring Harbor Central School District

July 2007June 2010 (3 years)

Co-Founder/President

BCD Design, Inc

February 1999September 2003 (4 years 8 months)

Vice President & Compliance Officer

JP Morgan

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; JPM; Financial Services industry

19901995 (5 years)

Compliance Officer/Control Group Manager

Morgan Stanley

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MS; Financial Services industry

19881990 (2 years)

Assistant - Mergers & Acquisitions

Morgan Stanley

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MS; Financial Services industry

19861988 (2 years)

Amy Certilman's Projects

  • Lotus Flower Ring

    • December 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Amy Certilman

    Custom made lotus flower diamond and sapphire engagement ring. Solid platinum setting shown with a 1 ct center diamond. The band has 8 ceylon sapphires. Price is for setting without stones. Can be customized for any size and type of stones.

  • Custom Three Stone Diamond Ring

    • June 2012 to Present
    Team Members: Amy Certilman

    Custom three stone diamond ring set in platinum with 18K yellow gold band. Shown with GIA certified 2.93 ctw G SI diamonds (1.52 ct center, .71 ct, .70ct side). Custom trellis setting.

    Can be made with other size and quality diamonds.

  • Three Stone Sapphire & Diamond Ring

    • May 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Amy Certilman

    Just delivered this three stone custom ring with oval sapphire and two diamonds- 14K white gold.

  • Diamond & Amethyst Butterfly Pendant

    • February 2012 to Present
    Team Members: Amy Certilman

    Custom made pendant in memory of my client's mother - hand carved amethyst with ideal cut diamonds in white gold. Can also be worn as a pin

  • Claddagh Celtic Knot Diamond Ring

    • June 2012 to Present
    Team Members: Amy Certilman

    Custom Claddagh Celtic Knot Engagement Ring - Shown here with .78 ct center heart shaped diamond and three pink sapphires. Diamond accents on cuff and inset celtic knot on band. Can be made with other size and type of stones. Platinum, White, Yellow or Rose Gold

  • Diamond Halo Ring

    • January 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Amy Certilman

    A new classic! Ideal cut diamonds surround a magnificent center stone. Shown with 1.5 ct round brilliant diamond. Can be recreated with any size diamond. 1-2 week delivery.

  • Asscher Cut Diamond Eternity Band

    • June 2011 to Present
    Team Members: Amy Certilman

    Very Unique Eternity Band. Corner to corner platinum and diamond eternity band setting. Collection quality asscher cut diamonds. Shown with DEF/VVS 6.01 tcw. Can be recreated with other shape, size and quality diamonds. Size 6 usually available for immediate purchase.

  • Diamond Infinity Bracelet

    • January 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Amy Certilman

    Diamond infinity with macrame bracelet. Made with .56 ctw F/G Ideal Cut diamonds. Shown in 18K Rose Gold with Brown Macrame. Can be ordered in Yellow or White Gold/Black or Red Bracelet. Two Week Delivery.

Amy Certilman's Honors and Awards

  • Bride's Choice Awards™ 2012

    WeddingWire Inc
    • January 2012

    The Perfect Setting has won the Bride's Choice Awards™ 2012. This prestigious award is determined by reviews from our past clients and recognizes the top 5 percent of local Wedding Professionals from the WeddingWire Network.
    RELEASE: The WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards ™ recognizes the top local wedding professionals from the WeddingWire Network that demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. Unlike other awards in which winners are selected by the organization, the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ are awarded solely based on the reviews from over 1.2 million newlyweds. Awards are determined by a combination of four factors: Overall rating (quality), total number of reviews (quantity), review performance from 2011 (recency), and consistency of reviews from year to year (consistency). This year's recipients represent the top 5% of WeddingWire's vendor community, across all service categories and all regions throughout the US and Canada.

Amy Certilman's Skills & Expertise

  1. Personal Shopping
  2. Custom Jewelry Design
  3. Diamond Buyer
  4. Pearl Buyer
  5. Engagement Rings
  6. Anniversary Jewelry
  7. Fine Jewelry
  8. Jewelry Design
  9. Jewelry
  10. Diamonds
  11. Pearl
  12. Anniversaries
  13. Gems
  14. Gifts
  15. Brand Development
  16. Social Media Marketing
  17. Fashion
  18. Gold
  19. Retail
  20. Trend
  21. Art
  22. Watches
  23. Luxury Goods
  24. Wholesale
  25. Leadership
  26. Luxury
  27. Creative Direction
  28. Handmade Jewelry

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Amy Certilman's Education

Gemological Institute of America

Diamonds, Pearls

20112011

Activities and Societies: Courses: Diamond Essentials, Diamond Grading Lab, Pearl Grading Lab

Tulane University

BA, Communications

19821986

Scarsdale High School

19781982

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