I was pleasantly surprised, this moring, to find my 6 page feature in “In Her Studio” magazine, by Stampington & Company! In the article I talk about how I got into metalsmithing, how I get out of creative ruts and of course; my studio – it’s glories and its challenges!
I love rearranging spaces – I was a visual merchandiser for 12 years so it’s in my bones! Rearranging shifts the energy and brings back life into a room… and to things; which in turn inspires the soul!
I made some impromptu espresso spoons for a set of espresso cups by Samantha Brown of Samatha Ceramics. What I love about Samanthas work is the spontaneity and primitive feel. When I started on the spoons I new I wanted to utilize her signature line-work that she hand draws onto each piece.
I finished up these simple and sweet vow renewal wedding bands last week and sent them on their way to a lovely couple this morning. There is always a special feeling you get when making ceremonial jewelry – a sense of duty and honor – not matter how simple the piece.
I made this sterling silver sugar spoon with wood bowl last year. The texture was hammered into the handle of the spoon and resembles woodgrain. The soft milky white finish on the bowl of the spoon was achieved by raising the fine silver