I have always been a maker. From an early age I beaded, photographed, crocheted, designed, and planned. Now in my third career as a full-time jewelry artist I have found myself, peace, and joy.
I find myself drawn to organic forms, raw natural gemstones, fused and hammered metals, simple and complex. Perfection in the not so perfect. My most "finished" pieces of jewelry will always show marks from the hands that make it. Some of mankind's earliest pieces of art were beads and other forms of jewelry. I proudly join in this line of craftspeople that help themselves and others express their individuality, loves and joy through adornment.
I pay attention to function as well as form - much of my jewelry seems rather simple in construction but much energy has been put into ensuring the piece “works,” earrings need to hang right, pendants need to lay right, and everything has to be durable.
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All orders are made by hand in my Tehachapi, California studio. I offer a lifetime craftsmanship warranty on all of my jewelry. I want you to love your jewelry as much as I love making it!
I love that I can make a living for myself while also employing 5 others. I have imense pride in my crew and my little studio in the mountains. I welcome visitors.