Jewelry

Little Sun

  I recently had the joy of being commissioned to make an extra dainty sterling silver sun pendant with a sunstone in the center. Here is a peak at what went into making this little sun that is smaller than a quarter. It all started with a sketch. After the sketch was approved I moved… Continue reading Little Sun

Events

Jewelry Party!

I will be at My Daily Grind Coffeehouse Saturday, October 22 from ten to noon with some beautiful gemstones, a few pieces of jewelry for sale, and lots of photos of my commissions. Come over and spend a relaxing morning enjoying coffee, jewelry talk and buying or ordering a handmade piece of jewelry of your… Continue reading Jewelry Party!

Jewelry, Sculpture

Be a Patron!

Patreon is an amazing way for people to earn their livings as independent artists. For hundreds of years artists have thrived on the patronage of their communities and Patreon is a modern day continuation of that integral process. Patreon.com is a website for artists to achieve their goals through gaining and maintaining a regular monthly… Continue reading Be a Patron!

Gerber Daisy Pendant - Detail
Jewelry

Growing Copper Gerber Daisies

One of my favorite flowers has always been Gerber daisies. So when I was asked to make a layered Gerber pendant I was super excited! The client wanted it done similarly to the tree pendant which was precisely the way I wanted to do it as well. So after designing I started with cutting out the… Continue reading Growing Copper Gerber Daisies

Jewelry

Making the Dahlia

Making the Dahlia pendant was a blast from start to finish! My client wanted this particular glass cabochon and a dahlia flower. Beyond that I was able to do what I wanted! First I sketched it out by hand and then I redrew it in the computer to make it more precise.    Then I… Continue reading Making the Dahlia