"My philosophy is to create elements of personal adornment emitting surprise and whimsy with attention to detail and craftsmanship. I believe happiness is life's purest gift - sharing that emotion through with my work is a fine honor. "
Feeling driven to express is a blessing that allows the artist to move beyond her self censorship and find joy in creating.
Each piece is designer-created in my Petersburg, Alaska studio incorporating a combination of ancient and modern process and materials. Starting with a layered collection of colors, reflective of my surroundings, which are marred and hand-sliced to create the base pallet.
Further embellishment via drawing, riveting, lacing or adding semiprecious and precious elements then mounting each piece on sterling silver.