Category: necklaces

New work 9.25

Posted: September 25, 2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 1-Categories: creative process, mokume gane, necklaces

Hello you all! My studio is a buzzing beehive of activity getting ready for Paradise City in two weeks. Today, rather than many brooches, here are three necklaces to show you. For everything you see here, there are ten new things that will be at the show. Come say hello, booth 207. Paradise City Arts […]

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Treasure Necklaces, Dancing, and You!

Posted: May 23, 2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 1-Categories: creative process, inspiration, necklaces-Tags: Jewelry Studio, New Work, Process

Ha! Artists live longer with clearer minds: just get out there and dance! This recent article from Stanford, based on a study in the New England Journal of Medicine, writes that “Frequent dancing apparently makes us smarter. A major study added to the growing evidence that stimulating one’s mind can ward off Alzheimer’s disease and […]

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Come visit my Jewelry Open Studio May 26+27

Posted: May 21, 2012-Likes: 0-Comments: 1-Categories: artists in Santa Fe, brooches, earrings-Tags: Aquarelle brooches, gold, Jewelry Studio

Hello all- You’re invited to my jewelry trunk show this weekend! Saturday and Sunday May 26+27, from noon to 5pm Showing at my studio: • Stunning, shimmering necklaces that arc and move. • Luminous contemporary brooches. • Evocative hinged pendants redolent of ancient cultures. • Witty, engaging postage-stamp brooches. • Colorful, playful beaded necklaces. I’ll also […]

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RAMalicious! New Work for Terra Nova Exhibition

Posted: October 18, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 7-Categories: community, necklaces, New Jewelry

Here! For you: Detail from my SeaCliff series, new work made specially to wear and take along when “Terra Nova- Polymer Art at the Crossroads” opens at RAM in Racine Wisconsin this Friday. This peice: polymer in various techniques: larger elements are pin-hinged together. Excitement around the Terra Nova Exhibition, RAM’s Polymer Symposium, as well […]

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Santa Fe Standards Necklace

Posted: July 12, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 9-Categories: creative process, imitative techniques, mixed media

Santa Fe Standards is a polymer necklace reflecting my experience in northern New Mexico. The finished necklace costs $720 and exhibited in August 2011 at my Souvenirs Show in Santa Fe. Santa Fe combines layers of culture and belief as varied and obdurate as the rocks that shape this area. Color, pageantry, enigmatic emblems, deep beliefs, […]

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Coba Necklace: Yucatan Talisman R+R

Posted: June 21, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 8-Categories: creative process, metallic surfaces, mixed media-Tags: creative travel, Jewelry Studio, Metallic Effects

This Coba necklace, a polymer+ mixed media assembled piece using metallic applique techniques to conjure Mayan iconography, was made after a magical, haunting trip to the Yucatan years ago. I’m fixing it up to exhibit as part of my Souvenirs exhibition. My friend Tania’s wearing it here. Coba is an ancient Mayan city in the […]

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Tahitian Flora Sketches and Polymer Mokume Gane

Posted: June 14, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 13-Categories: brooches, creative process, experimentation-Tags: Clay Bodies, Color, Jewelry Studio

Update – Studio work for my Aug. 1 show: My theme is souvenirs of places I have visited, in real life or in my imagination. Today: Papeete, capital of Tahiti: Floral fecundity. In a grand and intriguing gift from the Universe (thanks!) I went to Tahiti several years ago with a small group of wonderful […]

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