I use a variety of natural gemstone materials, freshwater pearls, sterling silver (chain, wire, and beads) and silver clay to create my jewelry designs. While many of the silver components in my jewelry are purchased supplies, I also create many pieces using silver that I have formed myself into the necessary finishing components, whether it be jump-rings, hooks, or chain links – I also use some wire wrapping techniques and embellishments. I travel around the country seeking materials for use in my designs.
All of my jewelry is created by me and is original in design. I use the materials to inspire my designs. When I purchase materials for use in my designs I am very selective about the materials that I use. I often find that using gemstones that are not perfect creates some of the more interesting pieces; these items are natural stones and nature is not perfect. To me,…
- Born on January 18
- Joined November 16, 2009
- Cincinnati, OH, United States