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Sugalite and Amethyst Reliquary in Sterling Silver
2019
Aubergine Pearl Link Necklace in Sterling
2019
Opal and Iolite Hinged Pendant
2019
Amethytized Dendretic Agate Hinged Agate Pendant in Sterling
2019
Ruby Slab Hinged Earrings in Sterling Silver
2019
Moonstone Rabbit Reliquary in Sterling Silver
2019
Watermelon Tourmaline Tree Reliquary in Sterling Silver
2019
Orange Jasper Hinged Pendant
2019
Cage Pendant Locket in Sterling Silver
2019
Ammolite Hinged Clasp Bracelet
2019
Gothic Reliquary with Opal and Pearl
2019
Life Reliquary in Sterling Silver with Graphite on Enamel
2019
Ellensburg Blue Agate and Opal Hinged Pendant
2019
Peridot and Sterling Silver Earrings
2019
Reach For the Stars Reliquary with Ammolite in Sterling Silver
2018
Labradorite Earrings, Forged and Hinged Sterling Silver
2018
Pearl Bracelet, Forged and Hinged Sterling Silver
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Trio of Pendants
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Locket
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Locket
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Adorb Happy Guy with a Piece of Pie
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Adorb Guy "Sprig"
2015
Oblique Shot of Adorb Girl
2015
Adorb Gal with a Flowerpot Hat
2015
Comma a Little Adorb Guy Just Hanging Around
2015
Adorb Bunny
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Big Grin Adorb
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Pendants!
Sterling
2013
Aquamarine Bracelet
Sterling Bracelet
2013
Custom Project
Sterling
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Carnelian, hinged, faceted, one of a kind, organic hand fabricated earrings
Earrings, sterling silver
1 1/8" x 1 3/4"
2011
$350
Crysocolla druzy set in a one of a kind hinged sterling pendant
Hinged Silver Pendant
2" x 1 1/4"
2011
$650
Twining Vine Bracelet
Jewelry/Bracelet
3/4" x 8"
2010
Morning Glory Earrings
Jewelry/Earrings
3/4" x 1 7/8"
2010
Botanical Amphora Pendant
Jewelry/Pendant
1 1/2" x 2 1/8"
2010
Trefoil Topiary Pendant
Jewelry/Pendant
2 3/4" x 2"
2010
Carved labradorite moonface in the trees, silver
pendant/jewelry
7/8" x 1 1/2"
2009
Iolie kryptonite lock earrings
earrings/jewelry
5/8" x 1 1/4"
2008

My jewelry: is made of 14k and 18k gold and sterling silver. It is completely constructed (no cast elements) with an emphasis on unique hinge work, gemstone color juxtapostions, as well as found objects such as beach glass and rock. My influences are primarily architecture and nature, and my work is clean and simply executed.

My life: I was born and raised in Evanston, Illinois. What a blessing to be raised in such an enriched arts community! Walking to school was a history lesson, meandering past homes built by prominent Chicago Architects and enjoying all the blacksmithed gates and fences that lined the way. No wonder I love creating hinges and smithing metal!

Currently I live in Glenview, Illinois with my husband and children, two cats, dog and an occasional mouse. It is my dream one day to illustrate children's books that my kids and I have written, not to mention build a nice iron fence with a lovely hinged gate in front of our tiny little home.

Most of the photography was done by me, but the fabulous photography with the black background was done by Larry Sanders of Sanders Visual Images, Milwaukee, WI.