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As a native New Yorker, every day is an experience loaded with inspiration for new designs, new color combinations and experimentation with new materials. Semi-precious gemstones and high quality jewelry components from around the world are the mainstays of my designs and my pieces are always infused with vibrant colors. I pay special attention to detail and refuse to sell any piece I wouldn’t be comfortable wearing myself.

When I have a design in my head, I sketch out the design possibilities then determine which components and color combinations would best tie the image in my head together with the image on paper. Although a business major while in college, I always had an “artsy lilt” and ended up taking classes at Fashion Institute of Technology, Studio Jewelers Ltd. design studio and the 92nd Street Y in New York City.

I first entered the je…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 14
  • Joined November 30, 2006

Favorite materials

sterling, gold filled wire, tourmaline, apatite, carnelian, coral, peridot, citrine, lemon topaz, pink topaz

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About

As a native New Yorker, every day is an experience loaded with inspiration for new designs, new color combinations and experimentation with new materials. Semi-precious gemstones and high quality jewelry components from around the world are the mainstays of my designs and my pieces are always infused with vibrant colors. I pay special attention to detail and refuse to sell any piece I wouldn’t be comfortable wearing myself.

When I have a design in my head, I sketch out the design possibilities then determine which components and color combinations would best tie the image in my head together with the image on paper. Although a business major while in college, I always had an “artsy lilt” and ended up taking classes at Fashion Institute of Technology, Studio Jewelers Ltd. design studio and the 92nd Street Y in New York City.

I first entered the jewelry designing foray in the early 90’s after searching retailers, street fairs and festivals for colorful anklets and being totally frustrated by the lack of variety and poor quality I kept encountering. My initial endeavor progressed to include bracelets, necklaces and more recently earrings as my passion for this creative outlet grew. Each of my pieces is a one-of-a-kind original made with painstaking care and love.

I hope you enjoy perusing my space…thanks for stopping by!

LT

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