Memories and Thank Yous

Memories and Thank Yous

Fall has always been my favorite time of the year!   Early evenings, golden fall colors, the warmth of our wood stove and the quiet wonder of the first snow of the season are a warm welcome after a busy summer. It’s a time to reflect and give thanks. As we prepare for...

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Ring Stories: Desert and Water Custom Created Wedding Rings

Ring Stories: Desert and Water Custom Created Wedding Rings

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to create engagement and wedding rings for many people, each with their own stories to tell.  One of my very favorite sets of story rings was created for a loving couple both entering their second marriage.  When we began our...

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Ring Stories: The Brooklyn Bridge

Ring Stories: The Brooklyn Bridge

Several years ago I had a couple from New York City contact me about creating their wedding rings. They didn’t really know what they wanted, but the did want something that was personal and unique to the two of them. Through a series of emails and a single phone call...

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INSPIRATION: Finding your creativity in subtle ways

INSPIRATION: Finding your creativity in subtle ways

Years ago there was a television commercial selling something (what it was selling I don't remember), but it had a tag line that in many ways has shaped, or at least reflects much of what I hold dear as a craftsperson and as a human being. The tag line was this: "if...

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Unique Rose Gold Wedding Rings

Unique Rose Gold Wedding Rings

I have repaired and restored a great deal of jewelry over the years, and many of the pieces that have stood out for me were vintage jewelry from Europe. They were special partly because of their designs and how well they were made, but mostly because many of those...

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