LOVE 2013

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The seed was planted in February 2012 and now the finished pieces have been installed in both Auburn Old Town Gallery (The Art of the Heart exhibit) and High Hand Gallery. My take on hearts…

New Earrings!

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I just dropped my latest new earring creations off at High Hand Gallery yesterday–included are some clip on earrings for those who have chosen not to pierce!

A Holiday 2012 Celebration

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I’ve been in the sweet candy mode–lots of new holiday earrings and necklaces have already appeared in both Auburn Old Town Gallery and High Hand Gallery in Loomis. I’ve got a few more beads to assemble–here they are!

Getting excited about my open studio!

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Please stop by and see me Friday-Sunday, November 9-11, 2012. Come early for best selection if you like earring and necklace sets! Thank you Vincent DeLeo and Gayle Rappaport-Weiland for shooting this short video of me!

Happy Days

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This is a small collection. It will never be reproduced exactly because it was a spontaneous idea created from a demonstration I did last summer during Eisley Nursery’s “Art in the Garden” show. These pieces incorporate the mokume gane (mocha … Read More

Wear it–Flaunt it

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Thank you, Elora Milby, for modeling my Copper Energy Charms necklace. If it doesn’t sell before October 11 it will be part of the artwork collection by Auburn Old Town Gallery artists presented at the Auburn Art Walk informal modeling … Read More

She needs a name

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I had so much fun making her but now she needs a name. Any suggestions? She is made of polymer clay with jointed shoulders and hips. Her jewelry features turquoise, glass and abalone beads.

Inspiration through Travel

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I’ve just returned from two weeks filled with idea gathering. My next collections will undoubtedly be peppered with bits and pieces of my travels to Belgium and France. BELGIUM I was searching for shrines shapes and I did find them … Read More

The Love of Shoes

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Written on 14 July 2012 in preparations for a creative workshop given by Dayle Doroshow Madame Collette Lianne hurriedly unzipped her suitcase, jamming her hands into it and trying to decide which items were essential to her should the remaining … Read More

Creative Customer

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I was delighted when a customer from the May “Art in the Garden” bead sale stopped by to show me what she did with one of the pair of beads she purchased from me. See for yourself! So creative.

“River Rock” Buttons

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Coming to High Hand Gallery on Saturday, June 16! Remember how fun it is to stand in a cool river, the water gliding by your feet, while you look down and select your favorite rocks. You might even take one … Read More

Earrings and more

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Get ready– I’m about to start photographing the many earrings I have been making. SO much fun! Shown here is a pair of earrings I did NOT make but had the good sense to acquire. They were created by a … Read More

High Hand Gallery in Loomis

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Curated by Kat Oliver, High Hand Gallery, is beautifully arranged and showcases a variety of artwork created by artists local to the Loomis area in California. I was attracted to the elegant ambiance of the co-operative endeavor and am pleased … Read More

LOVE 2012

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At the Auburn Old Town Gallery we usually feature hearts before Valentine’s Day. I never really liked hearts, but they have started to grow on me! And this year I’ve gone a little wild with them and I’m excited about … Read More

Studios Tour 2011

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I’ve been having so much fun going back to my bead collection and making earrings, pendants and bracelets for the 2011 Autumn Arts Studios Tour. Stop by and see if a piece is meant for you between 10 am and … Read More


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She always wore soft pink and grey; she was one of my great-grandma’s best friends. This collection, featuring polymer beads, silver, crystal and fresh water pearls, is inspired by her colors. x x x


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Similar to ancient relics, these pieces incorporate historical works of past Masters and other symbolic shapes.The shapes, textures and patinas are inspired by the architecture in the south of France.

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