Cerbera Gallery Kansas City Missouri

I am pleased to announce I have jewelry for sale at Cerbera Galley in the Crossroads, Kansas City MO.  Check out www.cerberagallery.com to view other artists and how to purchase.  

In Progress @ the Bench

I have been working on a few projects this week, and starting new ones.  I am getting closer to completing two bracelets, and have new Petal earrings, and necklace.  I am continuing projects that include setting diamonds in ceramics.     The bracelets I am designing are made up many porcelian pieces.  These pieces or … Continue Reading

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

Silver Pendant with a Hidden Sculpture

I create work that allows people to share a secret, or keep it hidden. Designing this pendant with that in mind, the silver pendant opens to reveal a small sculpture.  The outer surface is scarred and has punctures, the inside is delicate and needs protecting. The top of the pendant is held in place by … Continue Reading

The Making of 19 Stones

Materials: Copper,  silver, stone, patina, spray paint, resin   Halfway through my last semester, preparing for my thesis, I had a full on panic attack.  I had worked on developing so many ideas, that I ended up losing my focus. So in late March with less than 8 weeks to the installation of my thesis … 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

Forged Silver Spoon

This spoon was forged from an 820 Silver Ingot. I crafted this by forging out the Ingot, forming the spoon and then drew down the handle using draw plates. Then I formed the handle back onto itself. All stretched out the piece would be about 4 feet long! Unfortunately I was unable to document the … Continue Reading

Enameled Rings

One of my classmates in the jewelry studio, had been exploring fold forming. I was intrigued with the forms that he was making, and so I started making them. I was also in love with the process of silver granulation, and enameling. Naturally I combined all three. My first step was to make a sample, … Continue Reading