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My Winter Swims at Sandy Point has Earned an Award :)

My Winter Swims at Sandy Point has Earned an Award    :)

In February I posted about the necklace I had recently completed honoring my winter swims through the pandemic and I am thrilled share that my necklace was awarded 2nd place in the CCC metal category of the 2021 Creative Craft Council Biennial exhibition held at the Strathmore Mansion in Maryland. This necklace was inspired by my open water winter swimming at the Sandy Point State Park this past season. Seeking to capture the essence of my swim spot this abstracted form alludes to the waves, the sunlight, and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in sterling silver and karat gold. I applied...

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Spring and Growth and Jewelry

Spring and Growth and Jewelry

Spring is a season of growth and my life as a studio jeweler follows this seasonal pattern as new jewelry is budding. Society is waking slowly as we emerge from the darkest period of the pandemic and I am feeling renewed as an artist and maker. Do you live local to the DC-metro area? I am thrilled to share that you can now purchase my jewelry in a shop dedicated to creatives living and working in, and in close proximity to, Washington, DC. You can now shop a selection of my jewelry in-person or online at Shop Made in DC in Georgetown. I...

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Winter Swim Inspired Statement Necklace

Winter Swim Inspired Statement Necklace

Inspired by this watery place, this pendant seeks to capture the essence of my winter swim spot. 

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The quiet month(s) for designing & making

The quiet month(s) for designing & making

I find comfort in objects made and used by people from hundreds or thousands of years ago.  Their objects and their architectural remains are evidence that we endure -- through tumultuous political and social upheaval, we strive, and we make better.

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The Beauty of Gray

The Beauty of Gray

LOL - of course I am drawn to the new Pantone colors for 2021 as they are close to my chosen brand colors :)   My preferred yellow is a little bit more chartreuse and I love gray. There could be any number of reasons for this love of gray - I originally hail from New England and I tend to like colder temperatures, wintertime makes me feel really good, and gray is such a winter color. Maryland doesn’t often give a gift of lasting snow, but we do get some brilliant gray and cozy foggy mornings. In my jewelry...

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