Garden Of Silver is an American jewelry brand founded by Eileen Baumeister McIntyre. She attended Long Island University/Southampton on an art scholarship, graduating Cum Laude in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Art Education. She then went on to receive her Masters Degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1991 and continued her studies at The School of Visual Arts in New York, Long Island University/C. W Post and also taking Botanical Illustration courses at the esteemed New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. Eileen studied metalworking with a master jeweler for two years. She's a New York State Certified Art Teacher and has been teaching art in the public school system for 27 years.