. . . I feel so fortunate that I was able to help so many show their love through pieces of jewelry this year. I had so many beautifully considerate commissions for friends, parents, and of course lovers, that I couldn't help but . . .
After some seriously fun diamond shopping (I love my job!) and pictures and videos sent via email to my lovely cross country clients we decided on a diamond. She already had her heart set on a design so, the next step was building her setting.
You cannot go wrong with a tourmaline. While at a rock and mineral show when I was a kid an old toothless overall-clad rock hound told me that the Egyptians believed that tourmaline came from
Each day I have the great privilege of crafting pieces from design through to final finish. Making jewelry is a personal meditation . . .
My wedding was the best day of my life. The photos are so rich with emotional information and there isn't a stranger in any picture. My husband and I both admit that we could've gotten married any which way and it would've been a seminal moment. But to have had a day to surround ourselves with the most meaningful people we each know, was a gift to ourselves that we cherish every time we open the albums to think back.
I am so excited to share my new logo with all of you! I worked with a wonderfully talented LA based graphic designer, Rocio Alvarado to make this happen. We went through some brainstorming and design sessions together and incorporated my tear shape and used clean linear initials. This really encapsulates my brand and in the end, I am thrilled with the result and
After removing the 1.3 carat oval conflict free diamond from its setting I began fabricating a sterling silver model for my client to try on. I wanted to make sure that this ring nested perfectly with her existing wedding band so I felt that fabricating a model would be a more precise fit. After her approval of the fit and comfort I was able to mold
I wanted to take a moment to talk about this special commission I had the opportunity to make. A client came to me and asked if I could update her engagement ring. She felt that the prongs were not conducive to her daily life and now preferred the clean aesthetic of a bezel. She also wanted to change from 14k white gold to 18k yellow gold.
Jewelry is a uniquely wearable expression of art, that is as rich in meaning and as portable as body ink. It is as interchangeable as clothing, and is a tangible memento that can be cherished for lifetimes. Fine jewelry like the kind I make and offer, have intrinsic value that are considered investment grade works of wearable art.