Jewelry

A Commission with Gold: Keeping cool when working with precious materials

What did I do over winter break?  I played with 22k gold!  It was amazing.  And nerve-wracking.  And absolutely worth it.  Every metal feels different to cut.  Nickle is kind of rough and springy, copper is a bit softer than nickle, silver is smooth, like gliding through with every cut.  I had been told, however,… Continue reading A Commission with Gold: Keeping cool when working with precious materials

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Hello Again and the Importance of Doodling

Hello, it's been awhile!  The last few weeks have consisted of preparing to move, moving and (the most important) unpacking and settling back in after moving.  As of about three days ago my studio is all unpacked and ready to be made into a (not really) controlled mess again.  It feels good to have my… Continue reading Hello Again and the Importance of Doodling

Jewelry

Three New Designs and a Postcard from a Messy Studio

It's an exciting new week with new designs to start making!  As I mentioned in my last post, a local gallery has asked to carry my work and I'm pretty much up the wall with excitement.  I've never been carried in a commercial art gallery so this is a new and wonderful experience!  Since it… Continue reading Three New Designs and a Postcard from a Messy Studio