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Precipe

For the artist, this cuff symbolizes the year 2020. All that we know, seems to be breaking free of its foundation and sending us plummeting over a cliff into an abyss of isolation and fear. The world seems to be…

The Cosmic Ring

The Power of Rings. What makes a ring powerful? Is it the interplay of shifting light, shadow, and depth created by the unique combination of colors, or is it the vintage surface that recalls memories and projects unmistakable power? I…

Fruit Ants

This piece is an all around laser etched ants and pierced mother of pearl fruits with sterling silver backings, and 18K yellow gold prongs.

Transcience

This ring is part of my collection, ‘Transience’, expressing that transience of chaos. That, whilst a feeling of chaos and loss of control can overshadow everything at times, with the passing of time there is always a space created for…

Tiger Stripe Moth

This work is my interpretation of the pattern of the and color I see in nature. A combination of transparent and painting enamel were used to create this piece. I like the balance the enamel itself and the bolder lines…

Talisman V.8

Talisman V.8 is part of a series of brooches incorporating a beautiful memory chip, digitally printed aluminum, carved mammoth ivory (extinct), sterling and cubic zirconia. This brooch is 2 x 2.5 inches. Like all of the others in this series,…

Committal Embrace

As a child, it was a standard part of my life to spend time with my sister, Mother, and Great Aunts hanging clothes out on the clothesline to dry and returning hours later to retrieve and fold all the laundry….

Oxidized Yellowstone Leaf Pendant With Keum Boo

I create unique textures utilizing original photographs I have taken in our National Parks. I etch the design into a texture plate and then roller print or emboss the design onto my metal. Each piece of jewelry in my Yellowstone…

Hallux Valgus

I have a rare incurable degenerative collagen disorder called hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. It causes many difficult symptoms, including unstable joints that dislocate extremely easily. In 2014, I had surgery to correct an agonizing dislocation in my left foot. My surgeon…

Hand Fabricated Carved and Chased Ring

Hand Fabricated, carved and chased 18K yellow gold and platinum ring with diamonds.

Sunlight in Trees Necklace, detail

I am amazed by the complexity and beauty of the natural world. My ongoing series of work is focused on the origins of life on Earth, evolution, and the carbon cycle. As a jeweler and metalsmith, I am fascinated with…

Flutter Pendant

I blend jewelry making, glass cold-working, & lapidary skills to create luminous color-shifting designs. The glass technique I use is called ‘cold-working’ & is similar to lapidary (cutting gemstones) because solid glass is sculpted while at room temperature, submerging in…

Kelp Crab on Kelp

During the pandemic shutdown, I paused adding to my jewellery inventory and used the unstructured time to design and fabricate a large sculptural installation – a copper kelp forest. Using anticlastic raising, I forged copper kelp fronds to created a…

Mr. Trashface

L. A. Pai Gallery celebrated 20 years of the annual National Jewellery Student Competition in 2023. The competition is based on technical excellence, ingenuity, and strength of creative vision. One of a kind, production prototypes, jewellery and objects are considered…

Parametric Gold Fish Ring

My work is inspired by Parametricism, an architectural style based on algorithms and related values resulting in fluid and curving forms, echoing systems found in nature. In Parametricism, shapes are transformable in the form of a slow modulation. It is…

Morning/Mourning

This piece is one of nine which hang together as a whole in a 3 x 3 configuration. Morning/Mourning was begun in the second year of the COVID pandemic when I fully realized I would not be traveling to show…

Desert Rose

This cuff bracelet was designed using many of my favorite techniques. The organic textures of the silver were created using a flame. The ruby contrast the silver beautifully and the gold provides the perfect transition. The gray diamond set in…

Ice Brooch 2

Gathered through the extended lingering of residence or the transient presence of travel, memories of places and experiences inform my practice. The Ice brooches draw on research undertaken during a three-month residency on Suomenlinna, the 18th century fortress island in…

Evolve

Evolution is often not clear to us as humans. We tend to view it as something that happened in the distant past of the planet. But it is going on every day around us. Microbes make swift work of the…

Modern Mokumé

I’ve always been fascinated by the the processes used in the ancient Japanese metal arts. In my most recent work with mokumé gané I start by fusing, forging and patterning a billet of mixed metals using somewhat traditional methods. I…

Beautiful Erosion

I work in primarily in gold and silver ,often incorporating gemstones. I have a painting background and I find that this adds to my jewelry making. I make pieces that tell stories. It is a way to express my views…

Ethereal Flower

Eternal Flower pendant, created out of recycled plastic – one of the most harmful materials impacting our environment – represents the hope for the indestructibility of the nature. Materials used: PET1 plastic, sterling silver, amethyst, fishing line. Hand fabricated, dyed.

Impressionism

Human history is formed by the analysis and transformation of nature through the sensual activity of man. In fact, the history of man is also the history of nature, which is formed by taking nature as the material premise. In…

Lincoln Lincoln Log

“Lincoln Lincoln Log” is a brooch in a series of work that references Lincoln. Given my passion for exploring historical matter to provide commentary, I participated in a year long residency at the University of Illinois Springfield where I researched…

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