In progress @ the bench

Hi friends! I will publish articles about the items I am currently working on at my desk.  I will discuss technical difficulties, any design obstacles, and my internal struggle.  I hope you enjoy the journey. I have a home studio, it is located in our living room, I share the space with my Fella and … Continue Reading

Porcelain Necklace

In 2011 I started working with porcelain for the first time. I was amazed at the elasticity of the material and was able to create delicate spikes on jars that I had thrown on the wheel. I loved this new technique. Fast forward to October 2015 when I had the time, tools, and the drive … Continue Reading

Glowing Blue Pendant

Glowing Blue pendant opens, to reveal a silver sculpture that hangs from the lid when lifted. This pendant is made from copper sheet, it has been formed and fabricated in to this spade like shape. When it is worn the piece hangs as a whole, gravity keeps the lid in place. The top (lid) slides … Continue Reading

Silver and Pearls

My Dad would always buy my sister and I beautiful jewelry for Christmas. We would gleefully put on the new earrings, bracelets and necklaces. They were precious and expensive, and I always lost one of the earrings, broke the clasp mechanism because I like to feel the *click* and satisfying *snap* a little too much. … Continue Reading

Wedding Band

This was my first commission piece. I started off my design on paper, and wanted to incorporate subtle details.  The concept was to inlay additional metal on the surface of a cast ring, using sterling silver and fine silver. This lead me to carve the ring from a block of wax, then cast it in … Continue Reading

Porcelain Earrings

I love making and wearing earrings! I make all the ceramic pieces and I do all the metal work.  I am attracted to the juxtaposition of a fragile material and strong material, even thought both are equally resistant.  I sell my earrings between $35-$50. Above earrings are porcelain and steel; below earrings are porcelain and sterling silver. … Continue Reading