I create jewelry using classical metalsmithing techniques of fabrication and wax casting in sterling silver and 18k gold. Often my pieces are delicate in design and simple in final presentation, I enjoy clean lines and deliberate details without unnecessary distractions. Each item is created with structural strength, but with feminine movement.
My metal work represents my love of nature and organic designs, including the individual human figure. I design with beauty of the wearer in mind, items that complement and highlight curves and lines of a woman’s neck, chest, wrist, and hand.
The intense concentration and focus necessary in metal working and stone setting, quiets my mind and body. For many years I studied classical music, and still perform regularly as a soprano, but metalsmithing and jewelry design has become a favorite form of artistic expression. I spend early mornings working as a fitness and health consultant. My time is spent teaching, connecting with clients, being empathetic, energetic, and active on my feet. I love my fitness career and all excitement that it brings. My time in the art studio brings out a different passion. I love the quiet reflection and curiosity that comes from working with metal and stones.
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