Soon after I first moved to San Diego in 1995 I was privileged to meet one of my all-time heroes of metalsmithing: Arline Fisch, who was teaching at SDSU. She told me about ACSD and I applied at the next opportunity. I have gotten to know so many incredible talents in the San Diego Arts [...]
Heading into a great show season, this incredible SPARKS gallery in Downtown San Diego will feature the self-juried local crafts organization Allied Craftsmen of San Diego, opening May 13 for a two month run. The pure palladium fold formed cuff bracelet pictured above is one of the two palladium pieces I will be exhibiting. RSVP Required for [...]
Dramatic combination of light and intense blue sapphires brightened by the white pearl center, framed elegantly in pure palladium and diamonds- made specially for a lucky client. Palladium glows bright red as its welded under intense heat seen here in the progress shots. 100% recycled palladium and client's gemstones
A new addition to the Quill collection, these trendy but easy to wear ear climbers are great for every day. Solid palladium is hypoallergenic and a platinum white color set with Australian sourced silvery white diamonds for brilliance. At 5/8 inch long these post earrings balance easily on the earlobe.
I have wanted to make a show stopping Feather Cuff, in (recycled) palladium for awhile. This broad hammered surface is subtle in organic texture and bold in scale and effect. Studded down the folded seam, Certified Reclaimed Nature TM white diamonds taper in size along the silhouette. Ergonomically designed to nestle comfortably at the base [...]
This heart shaped pendant was made for a very special couple celebrating the many years of life together - hand fabricated and hammered in 18k gold and pure palladium with a perfect diamond accent, shown here on the bench pin on which it was made. As always, the precious metals used are 100% reclaimed and refined, [...]
This was a powerful experience creating a pair of intertwining rings symbolizing the supportive relationship and bond between mother and daughter having shared and survived a difficult period in their lives. 18k palladium white gold with diamonds on an open spiral design swirl and taper around the finger.
Great coverage by Deborah Yonick in the upcoming MJSA Journal October issue profiling several designer's decisions to use responsibly sourced materials in their work! My palladium pendant landed the cover, and a lovely 2 page spread of how and why we have dedicated ourselves to responsible sourcing, is found on page 28-29. Great to be in [...]
Pure Palladium sets off this gorgeous diamond brighter and whiter! The ideal cut surface set accent-diamonds add brilliance and twinkle to the organically textured band. This lucky couple's engagement ring is on its way today!