in sterling silver and natural turquoise
in sterling silver, natural turquoise, and yellow turquoise
Here are a few new big pieces I have been working on...I love them both very much. (Click on the links above the photos to find them in my shop.)
I have found that the familiarity of contour, shape, and line...those friends that I made so long ago; sketching, painting, doodling, attending art school, cutting hair, sewing scraps of fabric together...find themselves comfortably working once again, beside me at my bench, as I work as a metalsmith.
Every piece starts as a line drawing. I see it in three dimensions. I draw a pattern. I etch its idea into the metal.
I cut, solder, and file away at the work until it is the vision I could have painted on paper..the moment I knew just what I was going to create.
I love the creating.
“Let the beauty we love be what we do. There
are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the