Stone Setting Workshop
Preparing for the stone setting workshop at Cogent Studios, Saturday April 13, and again May 10 as the fist session sold out! Its always fun to share the tips and tricks for a beautiful professional [...]
Happiness is a Newly Engaged Couple!
I have to say it makes my day when a happy new couple LOVE their Ring! This beauty is a hand fabricated 100% recycled 18k yellow gold ring with lovely oval tapered bezel with bright [...]
Diamond Industry: Improve or Loose!
There are so many changes in the jewelry industry right now, many changes for the better! Diamonds have long been the centerpiece, at least in the USA, of the "luxury" and Jewelry world, and also [...]
Aquamarine Ring with Ruffle Edge Bezel
Its been a long while since I made an oval cabochon ring set lengthwise along the finger! This was once a large bead from a strand I bought from a Brazilian Gem dealer that became [...]
Exhibition: Symbiosis, Review Part 4
There were so many amazing people who participated in making the Symbiosis Exhibition at Sparks Gallery so fabulous and animated...... in fact the models brought the work to life in real time! I cannot thank them [...]
Ever Taken a Virtual Tour @ form & concept?
This is a very cool way to visit galleries and museums, in fact form & concept in Santa Fe NM is both a gallery and museum where my work is shown! Enjoy visiting the jewelry [...]
Exhibition: Symbiosis, Review Part 3
Symbiosis, my exhibition at Sparks Gallery, was a great way to bring many people together, a "symbiotic" intersection of artist and talents from many fields for a single purpose. One of my favorite moments was [...]
Happy Anniversary! All-In-One Wedding Ring
Happy Anniversary- today is the 2 year anniversary of this happy couple who got married under a tree in our backyard- with Alexandra Hart "infinity" rings!
Radical Jewelry Makeover: Antler & Diamond Ring
One of my most curious and exciting diamond ring "makeovers" was this: the client's favorite ring was always this antler slice ring, into which I set her diamond to create quite a nice piece!
Launch of Additional Traceability Procedure
It has always been a great concern of mine to operate as Responsible a business in the jewelry industry as possible and fortunately many of the issues are now reaching consumers. A long time member [...]
Exhibition: Symbiosis, Review Part 2
Looking back at the exhibition: symbiosis at Sparks Gallery, Sept 30 to Dec 3, 2017, the entire experience of such a great opportunity for avant-garde exposure! Tea Ninkovic and I collaborated in depth for each outfit, this [...]
Exhibition: Symbiosis Review, part 1
Looking back now at the exhibition: symbiosis, and the entire experience of such a great opportunity with Sparks Gallery in San Diego, these pictures and moments are some of the highlights! It was intended to [...]
Symbiosis Exhibition Event: Artist on-site Demonstration
Wonder how to hammer form metal? This is a video of the in-gallery demonstration during the symbiosis show at Sparks Gallery, where attendees had a chance to try too! Full Video link here:
Next Grand Tour of Symbiosis at Sparks Gallery
the Arts Education Council and the San Diego Museum of Art are hosting a fundraising private champagne tour of Symbiosis at Sparks Gallery on November 12. All interested sign up soon!
“Radical Collaboration” @ Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference
It was an international gathering of pioneers and initiatives of all scales and covering not only "sourcing" but the big picture at the First Annual Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference! Grateful to Susan Wheeler for the [...]