I am fortunate to be the product of an artistic clan. My family includes painters, potters, carvers, and a whole bunch of good cooks! My niche in all this is jewelry-making for people and for houses! I've been at it for fifteen years and have more fun with it each time I pick up my pliers! What I love about designing jewelry is the chance to make something meaningful out of simple items: wire, rock, crystal, and glass. These items are elemental and basic but become something to grace a life when combined with patience, joy, and an eye toward sparkle. It's my hope that my jewelry is worn to happy occasions since laughter is really what makes things beautiful.
Stone, shells, driftwood, and glass--beautiful, unique components for my jewelry--are collected by me from Alaska's windcarved and rocky beaches. I do most of my beachcombing in Dillingham, Alaska. All beach items are non-endangered and wildlife…
- Born on June 4
- Joined June 15, 2008