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My Fascination With Construction

In the past few weeks, the pieces I’m working have a common theme: in addition to being set with a variety of semi precious stones, they each involve creating a scaffold or a hand built/cut/sawn construction as the base. As I go along with my creative process, considering shape, length, width and style, color usually […]

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Annual Studio Sale! And Some Sunshine and Motivation

You’re invited to shop my annual Private Studio Sale on November 4 and 5, from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm. You’ll find plentiful parking, no admission fees/crowds, just a laid back, pressure-free shopping experience, with some light refreshments…And yes, you can bring your friends too! For a fair number of reasons, it’s been more challenging […]

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On Collaborations…

Over many years of creating jewelry, I’ve had an unusual collaboration with a local artist unknown to me: C.C. Pflanz, of Utica, NY. In 1948, Mr. Pflanz engraved some steel plates  which were likely used to decorate or emboss aluminum trays and tableware that was popular in the 1950’s. Each plate features a floral bouquet […]

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Lilygram : October 2016

Hello Everyone, Autumn’s here, bringing a new crispness to the air, shorter days with deeply colored skies and beautiful eye popping colors – no matter the weather. Rain and chill have also visited us, and that has me busy in the studio creating several new pieces of jewelry. Some colorful Ethiopian Opals stand out when […]

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