I live and breathe art, absorbing inspiration from the beauty and force of the natural world around me. This is where it all begins. The inspiration for a design can happen at any time. Whether on a hike or walking to work, nature is a constant...read more
On a blustery autumn day, here in Victoria,BC, the leaves had just started to turn colour. Inspired by the bursting palette of burnt siennas, ochres, and veridians, I decided to stroll through Beacon Hill Park in search of "the perfect branch" to create...read more
~SILVER~ I have spent hours of love at my workbench putting an antique patina on your silver jewelry. This is the beautiful shadow you see in the crevices that makes the design stand out and gives it that moody medieval feeling. Like a piece of jewelry...read more
Oh, the stunning beauty of a sapphire! Are you looking for an alternative to a diamond? Perhaps desiring a vibrant splash of colour? A sapphire or ruby, in the corundum family, is the perfect choice, and I'll tell you why... The most important...read more
There’s nothing more beautiful than imprinting each other’s fingerprints in your wedding bands and having these forever embracing you! This is a very simple procedure. All I require is an ink print of your finger emailed to me in...read more
Last May I decided to create a line of handmade heart pendants for Mother’s Day, as an honouring of the mother-child bond and our deeply connected relationship, from the rocking in our Mother’s womb to birthing into the world as we know it. The inspiration for the...read more
The rose cut is a gorgeous facet style over the top face of the diamond. The design was inspired by a rose’s spiraling petal, dating back to the 1500’s. The number of facets can range from 4 to 24 triangular shaped facets. It's intruiging how the facet is like a...read more
Join me as I show the process of hand carving one of my rustic yet edgy men's wedding bands... The medium I begin with is a hard carving wax. Using my jeweller’s saw with a twisted wax blade I hand cut a measured length then proceed to size the inside of the wax on...read more
Hand building begins with the internal desire to let my creativity out to play.This means not knowing the final outcome, taking delight in every step of the process, and being witness and choreographer to the design unfolding before my eyes. Drawing from my memory...read more
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