I stumbled into the jewelry business right out of high school. Having great appreciation for jewelry, and a need for a creative outlet, this was a match made in heaven. I worked as a salesperson, buyer, and designer for several jewelry stores in Portland and Los Angeles, before branching out on my own.
For more than 20 years I strung pearls for fine jewelry stores. In addition I am an experienced metalsmith, working with gemstones galore, vintage rhinestones, sterling silver, gold and leather. All designs are created by me personally.
Quality and workmanship are extremely imortant to me, I use a combination of new and recycled gold and silver, and will always opt for recycled whenever possible I save all of my scraps and shavings, melt them down and re-use them for my pieces. All of the stones and other materials are hand selected to…
- Joined January 11, 2009