pretty in paradise

This shoot’s a tropic PUNCH of color – mostly thanks to a stunning floral arrangement which complimented my almost monochromatic statement necklace perfectly. You already know my draw to these imperfectly perfect tangled necklaces (view some other creations here and here), but this time, something’s new. If you see the focal crystal below, an unusual … Continue Reading

olympia necklace

           In somewhat of an avant garde manner, I’ve designed my Olympia necklace to evoke the power and force of ancient Greece. The base starts out as plastic vinyl, and I hand-cut wings to get that slightly edgy, sharp abrasiveness that I think every piece needs a little of. These two … Continue Reading

bohemian rhapsody necklace

   Sometimes, I literally sit there and piece beads together without a certain plan. This necklace illustrates one of those beading sessions – I knew I wanted to incorporate a modified right angle weave (one of my favorite easy beading patterns) and decorate with dripping crystals.  Inspired by the bohemian vibes of a peacock feather, … Continue Reading