Full Persian Necklace 1

Full Persian Necklace
I created this one a few years ago. It’s chunky and heavy, a very substantial piece. Full Persian is one of my favorite weaves. This one is made from Stainless Steel and Brass. The photo was taken in natural light on an overcast day.

Silver Soldering 1

Silver Soldering
I have a great job in Jewel School at Jewelry Television…more on that later. Part of my job is that I get to learn from so many very well know artists, designers and teachers. I get to absorb everything they want to share and it’s wonderful. I caught myself saying last week that I have ...

Lights, Camera, Action! 1

Lights, Camera, Action!
Last Friday, I got a small spot in the new Jewelry Television commercial. It was a lot of fun…but I lost my pants… I had to bring clothes options for them to choose what I would wear and I walked out without them after the shoot. It is still strange to me to be on ...

What pliers do I like… 1

What pliers do I like...
I don’t think I need to be entered into a plier rehabilitation program. It’s actually more like a home for wayward pliers…

A Fork…really? 1

A Fork...really?
I was recently commissioned to create a very special piece of jewelry. This was a great challenge. I was asked to turn a silver fork into a cuff bracelet in this specific configuration. I was a little nervous because the fork belonged to my customer’s mother and sentimental piecesĀ  always make me nervous. This was ...