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October 23, 2019

As my fall show line up is drawing to a close I was fortunate to participate in this wonderful intimate art show last weekend.  Thanks to everyone that worked so hard to make this young show a success.  We had for the most part, great weather and it was so nice to see...

October 16, 2019

I just returned from St. Louis actually Webster Groves, MO where I was fortunate enough to participate in The Midwest Metalsmiths Show.  Midwest Metalsmiths is a group of like minded artists working in metals.  This could be jewelry as in my case, or any number of disc...

May 6, 2019

Our daughter was recently married and I made the special Mokume-gane wedding bands.  I had never explored this ancient Japanese technique before. Mokume-gane is a Japanese metalworking procedure which produces a mixed-metal laminate with distinctive layered patterns. M...

March 27, 2019

This late winter and early spring I have had the opportunity to be inspired by the interesting stones that I had purchased at the recent Gem show in Tucson.  It never ceases to amaze me, that these beautiful stones come out of the ground and just look like any old rock...

February 15, 2019

I just returned from Tucson, AZ where the largest gem show and sale in the world happens every February.  It is fascinating to see beautiful minerals, rocks and of course precious gemstones that originate in every corner of the world.  People from all over the globe co...

January 2, 2019

2019 that is.  The holidays are history.  I always love the season and all that it brings, but I am just as happy when we can put the decorations away, take the tree down and move into the new year.  This is the time of year that we look forward and the new year stands...

November 5, 2018

Funny how it seems that once Halloween is over and November arrives we shift our focus to the upcoming holidays.  That means decorating, baking, socializing and of course gift buying.  Two events are bringing in the holiday season this week and weekend.  Thursday eveni...

October 18, 2018

Just one more day until the upcoming Farmer's Park Art Show.  I am getting ready and am excited to participate in this hometown quality show.   My newest designs are inspired by some of our local sights and natural beauty of the Ozarks.  This necklace or pendant design...

October 2, 2018

Where does the time go? The spring and summer have faded away but the good memories remain.  I was fortunate enough to be commissioned to make some wonderful jewelry designs.  It always seems that the more challenge produces a better outcome.  This bracelet is the perf...

April 3, 2018

Rarely do you think of these two words in the same sentence, but in this case "Tranquility" is the name and inspiration for a juried art show I am participating in.  When I read the call for entries to this show I had just returned from a winter vacation in Belize.  "T...

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