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Annual Studio Sale! And Some Sunshine and Motivation

You’re invited to shop my annual Private Studio Sale on November 4 and 5, from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm. You’ll find plentiful parking, no admission fees/crowds, just a laid back, pressure-free shopping experience, with some light refreshments…And yes, you can bring your friends too! For a fair number of reasons, it’s been more challenging […]

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On Collaborations…

Over many years of creating jewelry, I’ve had an unusual collaboration with a local artist unknown to me: C.C. Pflanz, of Utica, NY. In 1948, Mr. Pflanz engraved some steel plates  which were likely used to decorate or emboss aluminum trays and tableware that was popular in the 1950’s. Each plate features a floral bouquet […]

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Those Late Summer Days

Those late summer days brought us wind (a bit), rain (not as much as we needed), chilly nights (too early!), and abundant sunshine with temps in the 80’s. I’ve spent time with some new and some old stone ‘finds’ in the past few weeks, and just finished what can best be described as an eclectic […]

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Spring It!

After months of semi-hibernation from the frigid temperatures of this year’s winter, we’re finally seeing more sunshine, with snow-melt just beginning. Between the afternoon sunshine’s warmth and the cold night temperatures, huge crystalline icicles develop, hanging from our roofs and gables and sparkle like diamond-covered swords when the sun hits them. Their shimmer inspired our […]

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