“I love creating something with my hands and being able to give my ideas a definite physical shape in precious metal. I find it fascinating how the metal bends and changes with only a few hammer strikes and to witness it take new form”.
In my jewelry I combine modern designs with inspiration I find in nature, especially in plant and marine life. Simple organic and geometric shapes are translated into wearable art through the process of hand fabrication.
I use a variety of traditional jewelry making techniques such as forming, forging, soldering, fusing, sawing and roller printing to create unique pieces. Silver metal sheets provide a blank canvas for my designs. I also enjoy working with precious metal wire to create spontaneous free-form shapes.
Many of my pieces are finished with a dark patina for an industrial look or a dramatic contrast. A matte surface texture adds a contemporary finish.
The materials I use include silver, gold, gold vermeil, gold filled as well as pearls and gemstones.
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