Here are a few pictures from a neighborhood walk last weekend. I love the lush colors and textures. 💚❤️💕🧡💛🤍
Fabricating these earrings has been both an amazing learning experience and a major pain in my ass. 😂 😂 But after a bunch of false starts, I’m very happy with how they turned out. If my health continues to be stable, these earrings will be part of a new collection called Groovy Summer. I hope… Continue reading Success!
Here are a couple of hollow form necklaces I’ve been working on following my class last week. I learned a lot, made lots of small mistakes along the way - especially in the round one with (pink) tourmaline. But I am more confident with the basics of constructing these now, and I look forward to… Continue reading Hollow form necklaces
A few months ago I registered for a virtual seat in two classes at The Makery Arts as a way to get back out to the shop. About a month ago, I took the Language of Flowers class with Taylor Saleem, and this time it was a class on hollow forms with Francesca Watson. I've… Continue reading Hollow Forms
Fall has always been my favorite season, but over the years that seems to have changed. At the moment our Spring garden - our whole neighborhood, really - is a an explosion of blossoms. It feels like a piece of classical music, different trees and flowers rising in a crescendo, and then fading as new… Continue reading Spring Blossoms
For me, one of the pleasures of metalsmithing is the improvements that come from simple repetition. After ten months away from my bench my skills are rusty (to say the least). So I’ve decided to relax into it, not be in a big rush to construct anything again, and just enjoy getting re-immersed in the… Continue reading Repetition