Studio notes and Musings

Sterling Silver and mint green variscite Cascade Collection jewelry designs

Confessions of a Southwest Jeweler

As I've gotten older I've come to appreciate turquoise jewelry--some of it--in small doses. And as I've learned more about gems, stones, and minerals, my appreciation has grown.  Not too...

Confessions of a Southwest Jeweler

As I've gotten older I've come to appreciate turquoise jewelry--some of it--in small doses. And as I've learned more about gems, stones, and minerals, my appreciation has grown.  Not too...

In like a Lion...

In like a Lion...

It is March already! This year for me, March is all about color. 

In like a Lion...

It is March already! This year for me, March is all about color. 

Autumn Accessories

Autumn Accessories

This time of year I feel like I don’t know how to dress myself! It is almost sweater weather in the mornings, and then in the afternoon it is tank...

Autumn Accessories

This time of year I feel like I don’t know how to dress myself! It is almost sweater weather in the mornings, and then in the afternoon it is tank...

Cascade Brass Verdigris Stud Earrings

Cascade Brass Verdigris Stud Earrings

I've been making lots of stud earrings lately, and I wondered if I could add to my Cascade Collection with some verdigris studs. The answer is a resounding yes!

Cascade Brass Verdigris Stud Earrings

I've been making lots of stud earrings lately, and I wondered if I could add to my Cascade Collection with some verdigris studs. The answer is a resounding yes!

Obsessed with Variscite!

Obsessed with Variscite!

I might have a little problem. A slight addiction. Well, maybe a full-blown obsession. Variscite. I love it! I have now crafted two collections centered around this dreamy, minty stone,...

Obsessed with Variscite!

I might have a little problem. A slight addiction. Well, maybe a full-blown obsession. Variscite. I love it! I have now crafted two collections centered around this dreamy, minty stone,...

The Green Cascade-A New Collection

The Green Cascade-A New Collection

It is always exciting to have something new to share! This new collection combines many things I love: soft brushed silver paired with gorgeous, minty variscite, and some new variations...

The Green Cascade-A New Collection

It is always exciting to have something new to share! This new collection combines many things I love: soft brushed silver paired with gorgeous, minty variscite, and some new variations...