My foundation consists in Dental Laboratory Technology; these skills readily transferred to jewelry methods. A graduate and past instructor for five years of the Gemological Institute of America, my skills evolved and grew. I have owned and operated several shops in California, and now I reside in North Ridgeville, Ohio.
"Jewelry as an artistic expression is how I describe my work. I have strived to learn and master whatever technique serves my design purposes. This has led to studies in granulation, platinum fabrication, glass beadmaking, glassblowing, and fine cast glass & crystal. Stretching outside conventional jewelry in an artistic manner, I focus on form, beauty and function."