Election Day and Shop Update

November 8, 2016

Ironic that my shop update falls on election day. I try and keep politics out of my professional life. However, without hesitation for this election, I am not shy to share that later today I will be heading down to the polls to say,” I am with her.” And then I will wait, with bated…

Rings…

May 30, 2016

This year I have been focusing on creating rings. Up until a year ago, my creations were everything but rings. But now that I have started, I can’t stop. For such a small piece of jewelry, rings are very tricky to create. I am a stickler for craftsmanship and there were many ring creations that…

Fun With My Torch, Metal and Wire

June 2, 2015

I’ve enjoyed the return to my studio after a long hiatus. I am having so much fun with my torch, metal and wire, and see where it takes me. No expectations. Just enjoy and create. The earrings above is a new design for me. I piggied back off the earring design and created a pendant…

Earring Workshop

May 6, 2015

  I am preparing for an earring workshop for next weekend in Northern Virginia. Pulling out class samples for the students to see the variation in designs that can be done. Here they are above with just the metal armature and dangling gemstones. Above are the earrings coiled with wire.. or wire-wrapped with rondelles.. and again,…

Knotted Jewelry Love

November 13, 2014

Recently, I have been enjoying a new jewelry technique for me, knotted jewelry. I thought it would be a nice change from wire working the beads together to knotting them with either silk or nylon cord. I must say I was hesitant about the piece standing up against the day to day wear and tear,…

Jewelry celebrating a healthy lifestyle.

May 16, 2014

Hello everyone! I have just launched a line of jewelry to celebrate a healthy  lifestyle. Each piece carries words designed to inspire or can be customized to reflect  your own personal vision. Choose your favorite healthy phrase or words of inspiration and put them on display with these attractive hand-made creations. This jewelry line will…