Like ancient scrolls, tubes of sterling silver and 22k gold/silver bi-metal are heavily textured, hand formed, and colored with a deep patina to hint at the richness cloistered within. Earthy and elegant, the secrets of the center remain closely guarded, awaiting the whispered invitation to open.
Inspired by those tenacious and very hardy plants who brave the risk of frost each year to herald the first signs of spring. Their beauty lies in their courage and fortitude.
This collection is created with sterling silver that has been hand cut, hand textured, hand formed, and hand colored with a dark grey patina which has then been carved to create patterns by allowing the silver to show through. Paired with a wide array of colorful Swarovski crystal pearls, each bud and blossom is distinct.
With the reverence of ceremony, the richness of trade, and the offer of divination and healing; the history of tea spans centuries. At once ancient and modern, it connects us to the past and helps us celebrate the here and now, centering us right where we should be with sacred gratitude.
A series of cups are created from highly textured sterling silver and filled with 24k gold by depletion guilding and the ancient Korean technique of Keum-boo, permanently fusing gold to silver. Each piece is further enhanced with an array of patina choices, offering a rich palette from warm gold to dark bronze reminiscent of treasured relics from cultures of the distant past with the leaves of history settled deep inside.
Do these leaves tell a story? Predict our future? Are they a harbinger of things to come? Read them and see…
The circle of life, repeated. Hand-carved designs are cradled by reflective sterling silver discs in the Big Mama collection. Freshwater pearls are sheltered and protected with the underlying strength which provides refuge for its beauty.
In perfect conditions, water droplets form from vapor and dew is born. Is something created from nothing? The sparkling drops dangle and decorate as they gather amongst themselves, ready to fly, percussively, to become nourishment for the whole.
Trees. Columns of texture. Cambium cloaked in thin striations or deep fissures. Rich hues in earthy tones. Weathered by seasons, marked by growth, the bark of an Alder reflects both the smooth transition and relentless change that comprises the life cycle of all living things. Beautiful in it’s simplicity, yet powerful in it’s resilience, each line a statement of courage.
Freshwater pearls punctuate textured sterling silver to make a whimsical point. Playful yet elegant by design.
A pebble tossed through the smooth surface of still water, ripples radiate outward. Action. Reaction. Freshwater pearls are the focal point of the aptly named collection Still Water. With repeated echoes, pattern becomes design.
Trees. Columns of texture. Cambium cloaked in thin striations or deep fissures. Rich hues in earthy tones. The distinctive paper-like peeling bark of the birch tree is punctuated with black horizontal markings as a testament to its age. The seasons of growth, the vagaries of weather, feast or famine, now a visual history.
Tiny leafless branches with waves of undulating textures on the surface like peeling paint, lichen is thought to be one of the oldest life forms. Symbiotic partnerships follow along interwoven filaments to create diverse communities that are individual, complex, and supportive. Rich textures in greens and browns hint at the diversity within the simple structure, and each piece is unique.
Graphic punctuation that tells a story, a language all its own. The Tattoo collection has much to say.
Simple forms of sterling silver are colored and carved to reveal the hidden precious beauty underneath.
Unfurling ribbons of patinaed silver suggest liveliness and movement in the Ribbons collection. Freshwater pearls punctuate the undulation creating rhythm.
A dark night illuminated by bright silver light. The moon’s glow, repeated, to guide us through the night, delivering us safely to dawn. Luminous lunar designs are reflected with simplicity in the Full Moon collection.
The sweetness of the first flowers of spring, clutched in the grubby fist of a child, delighted with this special gift. The Posey collection celebrates beauty and simplicity with elegance. Hand colored copper flowers swirl and twine on a sterling silver armature in varied compositions. No two are exactly alike.