It all started with a ring... my Great Grandmother Wolf's ring. It is a giant, antique amethyst and gold ring that was given to my Mother, who eventually gave it to me. I remember admiring it as a child, and I've had a fascination with crystals and gemstones ever since. I find it inspiring even today and often wear it while creating new pieces.
In my early teens I began rock collecting, mainly large crystals, geodes, and polished agate. In my later teens, after having received a gift of a custom made wire-wrapped crystal necklace, I developed a hobby of jewelry making. My earliest work consisted exclusively of necklaces, and almost always involved amethyst, quartz, and garnet, sometimes mixed with jasper or glass.
Over the past several years I've become a lot more serious about my art, taking it from a hobby to a full time operation. My work now encompasses…
- Born on November 24
- Joined November 4, 2010
The Central Coast, California,