Welcome to Le Chien Noir Jewelry! I was a frustrated jeweler for decades, having put it aside to make a living as a writer and editor. I had studied jewelry-making/goldsmithing in Paris and Quebec and, by a twist of fate ended up writing instead.
A few years ago, I finally unpacked my box of tools and silver, set up a corner in my home office, picked up my torch and got back at it. And it's just thrilling! I can work on my jewelry all day and all night - the days are never long enough. That corner is slowly but surely expanding to take over my office...
I love the process of working with silver and gemstones. I'm so inspired by the abundance of wonderful stones out there. I hope that my work conveys some of this and will inspire you as well! It also allows me to practice another great passion of mine: photography. Taking closeups is quite different from...
- Born on March 18
- Joined May 30, 2011