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I have been cutting and polishing rocks for about 19 years. Several years ago, I decided to learn jewelry fabrication. It has been a rewarding journey. I continue to grow and learn more techniques and, hopefully get better at my craft. All the designs are my own and all cutting, shaping, polishing and fabrication is done, in house, by me, right here in California. I will occasionally, order stones from someone else. If I use those stones in one of my pieces, I will note that the lapidary work was done by someone else, usually another person right here on Etsy. Recently, I have also offered a few restored pieces, where I clean up or repair an older piece of jewelry and make new stones for it. A good many of the pieces are one of a kind designs and will never be duplicated. Some of them, like the organic castings, cannot be duplicated without making a mold. And I won't do that. So, all of those are "one only". I hope you enjoy my…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 13
  • Joined November 10, 2010

Favorite materials

Bruneau Jasper, gold sheen obsidian, Montana agate, Opals Ethiopian, Australian, unusual agate material, natural Turquois, Larimar, malachite, jade, sodalite, lapis, sterling silver

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About

I have been cutting and polishing rocks for about 19 years. Several years ago, I decided to learn jewelry fabrication. It has been a rewarding journey. I continue to grow and learn more techniques and, hopefully get better at my craft. All the designs are my own and all cutting, shaping, polishing and fabrication is done, in house, by me, right here in California. I will occasionally, order stones from someone else. If I use those stones in one of my pieces, I will note that the lapidary work was done by someone else, usually another person right here on Etsy. Recently, I have also offered a few restored pieces, where I clean up or repair an older piece of jewelry and make new stones for it. A good many of the pieces are one of a kind designs and will never be duplicated. Some of them, like the organic castings, cannot be duplicated without making a mold. And I won't do that. So, all of those are "one only". I hope you enjoy my creations as much as I enjoy making them. And be sure to contact me if you have any questions or requests.

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