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Art Jewelry

I believe that every woman is beautiful. I create my jewelry to complement her strengths and independence and to enhance her natural elegance.

By using precious and semi-precious stones, pearls, and opals with silver and gold and some industrial components, I give my work a unique, contemporary aesthetic that hints at modernism with an edge.

Jewelry is sculpture in miniature. It demands consideration of all design principles and elements of art as well as the acquisition of technical skills for the chosen metal media. In several years of working with master jewelers and practicing the art form, I have developed a uniquely personal style of making jewelry. Design is my second nature.

I work primarily with gold and Argentium, a tarnish-resistant alloy of 93.5% refined recycled silver and germanium. It creates a beautiful luster. It is easy to maintain. I combine geometric and organic forms for a specific recognizable style.

In the last few years, I have been experimenting with titanium, niobium, steel, and with fusing gold to steel and titanium. I am enjoying working with these metals.

I became very interested in titanium when an artist friend came to me with a handful of titanium implants and asked me to make some jewelry with them for her. They were screws and plates that were removed from her knees after she healed from a surgical procedure. I've been hooked on titanium since then.

Titanium is a lustrous metal with a silvery grey color, low density, and high strength. It is corrosion resistant and does not tarnish. It is so safe, it is used for insertion in the body as surgical implants. It has made its way into jewelry as an attractive metal. However, it is difficult to work with. It has a high melting point. It does not lend itself to the usual soldering process. It cannot be cast as other traditional metals.

I make my art in my studios on Hawaii Island and in Fountain Hills. Arizona. My work is collected widely.


Pendent Necklace with Baroque  pearl& Gold #J039

Pendent Necklace with Baroque pearl& Gold #J039

Necklace with a gold plated pendant, baroque pearl  with a small white sapphire insert Com..

$0.00

3¾" Anodized Titanium 1" Antique Amber Beads #J005

3¾" Anodized Titanium 1" Antique Amber Beads #J005

Earrings, titled "Michelle" are elegant and streamlined. They are made by blending an ancient fo..

$185.00

3" Sterling Silver ¾" Antique Amber Beads #J014

3" Sterling Silver ¾" Antique Amber Beads #J014

This set of earrings shows an elegance that comes from a simplified design. it is made of antique Am..

$185.00

3" Sterling Silver 20mm Antique Amber Beads #J016

3" Sterling Silver 20mm Antique Amber Beads #J016

Beautiful antique Amber Beads are 'upcycled' in this set of earrings and are combined with Sterling ..

$235.00

3.3" Sterling Silver Amber #J024

3.3" Sterling Silver Amber #J024

Translucent, quino yellow in color, and large size Amber beads are combined with softly polished Ste..

$285.00

3¼" Sterling Silver 12mm x 10mm Amber Beads, # J017

3¼" Sterling Silver 12mm x 10mm Amber Beads, # J017

In this set of earrings, I have combined the beautiful shimmer of the mildly oxidized Sterling Silve..

$185.00

3" Sterling Silver 35mm Amber Beads #J018

3" Sterling Silver 35mm Amber Beads #J018

There is a surprise element in this set of earrings as I chose two different colored Amber beads.&nb..

$235.00

4½" Oxidized Argentium Silver Anodized Titanium 10mm Pearls #J002

4½" Oxidized Argentium Silver Anodized Titanium 10mm Pearls #J002

4½" Oxidized Argentium Silver Anodized Titanium 10mm Pearls J002These drop earrings, triangular in s..

$285.00

3" Oxidized Sterling Silver Anodized Titanium Grey Pearls #J028

3" Oxidized Sterling Silver Anodized Titanium Grey Pearls #J028

3" Oxidized Sterling Silver Anodized Titanium Grey Pearls J028These earrings are a study in elegance..

$185.00

Brooch Pin Anodized Niobium Anodized Titanium #J036

Brooch Pin Anodized Niobium Anodized Titanium #J036

Brooch Pin Anodized Niobium Anodized Titanium #J036 This brooch is designed and made with Anodized ..

$185.00

3"-4" Anodized Titanium Articulated #J030

3"-4" Anodized Titanium Articulated #J030

3"-4" Anodized Titanium Articulated J030These earrings are a study in elegance and are articulated.&..

$285.00

4½" Anodized Titanium #J031

4½" Anodized Titanium #J031

4½" Anodized Titanium J031These earrings are a study in elegance and sophistication, contemporary an..

$285.00

3¾" Anodized Titanium #J032

3¾" Anodized Titanium #J032

3¾" Anodized Titanium J032These earrings are a study in elegance and sophistication.  Attractiv..

$245.00

4½" Anodized Titanium Articulated #J033

4½" Anodized Titanium Articulated #J033

4½" Anodized Titanium Articulated J033These earrings are a study in elegance and sophistication.&nbs..

$285.00

4½" Anodized Titanium Articulated #J034

4½" Anodized Titanium Articulated #J034

4½" Anodized Titanium Articulated J034These earrings are a study in elegance and sophistication.&nbs..

$285.00

3" Anodized Titanium Articulated #J035

3" Anodized Titanium Articulated #J035

3" Anodized Titanium Articulated J035These earrings are a study in elegance and sophistication. ..

$245.00

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