handmade • handwoven • inspired by nature

More Collaborations…

My friend Bob Simbari has been taking beautiful photographs around here for many years, and he has an uncanny sense of color, capturing amazing sunrises and sunsets, among other things. So, when he showed me his photo, Sunrise at Deansboro, I had to agree with him that its colors would indeed make a lovely textile […]

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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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Natural Inclinations

Inspiration is the foundation for my creative energies, and time and again, my natural inclination defaults to, well, nature itself…the great outdoors, in all its splendor, as I encounter it. It doesn’t have to be an immediate response – although many times, it is. But just as often, memories are evoked and stick with me, entering […]

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Handmade • Handwoven • Inspired by Nature