All my beads are artisan crafted by me in my home studio in Alberta, Canada. Every one is unique and embraces the charm of not looking mass produced.
I started working with stained glass in 2001, branching out by adding lampworking & fusing to my glass interests in 2004. Since then, my passion has become melting glass over the torch; aka - lampworking, flameworking, beadmaking, torching. All of my beads go right from the torch (Carlisle Mini CC) to a hot kiln (Skutt GM10F) and are left there to anneal overnight. This annealing process makes certain that all my lampwork beads will offer a lifetime of strength and durability. After cooling in the kiln, they are removed from the mandrel and meticulously cleaned with a diamond bit in an electric dremel.
I am a self representing artist (#V22), which means that I belong to a group of…
- Born on March 18
- Joined August 31, 2007