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My jewelry inspirations began at a young age from admiring my grandmother's sense of style. She always had jewelry on...even diamonds while gardening. I began making my own jewelry from craft wire--hideous creations graciously tolerated by my mother. My real aspirations began after taking a silversmithing class at Sundance. From there I began searching out any instruction that I could: from local artists and books, to old-fashioned trial and error. My designs gravitate toward things that I love--easy, rustic shapes, and the Native American jewelry my mother and I used to search out in Southern Utah. Textures and turquoise are predominant in my designs. My designs are all handmade and, therefore, all unique. Each piece has it's own "fingerprint" (although any real fingerprints are all polished off!). Most of all, I make jewelry that I would love to wear--I think others will too…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 9
  • Joined May 7, 2008

Favorite materials

Sterling silver, semi precious stones, 14K gold

About

My jewelry inspirations began at a young age from admiring my grandmother's sense of style. She always had jewelry on...even diamonds while gardening. I began making my own jewelry from craft wire--hideous creations graciously tolerated by my mother. My real aspirations began after taking a silversmithing class at Sundance. From there I began searching out any instruction that I could: from local artists and books, to old-fashioned trial and error. My designs gravitate toward things that I love--easy, rustic shapes, and the Native American jewelry my mother and I used to search out in Southern Utah. Textures and turquoise are predominant in my designs. My designs are all handmade and, therefore, all unique. Each piece has it's own "fingerprint" (although any real fingerprints are all polished off!). Most of all, I make jewelry that I would love to wear--I think others will too.

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