I started working in the jewelry industry by chance when I was in high school, and I fell in love hard! After studying studio art at Indiana University I attended the Gemological Institute of America, where I studied jewelry design and jewelry making. After graduating, I worked for several years in an upscale retail store selling diamonds and other precious stones, designing custom pieces for customers, and learning everything I could about every facet (haha) of the jewelry industry.
Throughout all of this, I made and sold as much jewelry as I could in my spare time to friends, through word of mouth, etc. All of my pieces have been one-of-a-kind expressions of my LOVE for jewelry, gemstones, and creating beauty.
These days I am a (very) suddenly single mom of the most amazing three-year-old boy, Owen. Despite being thrown into...
- Born on February 8
- Joined February 19, 2010
Faceted gemstone beads, lots of charms, silver, gold filled, turquoise, coral, onyx, bright colors of jade, earthy colors of agate, anything to make fun bracelets, dramatic earrings, and statement necklaces