I craft stone jewelry from rough rock.
A rock is not just a rock, each has been uniquely formed over time through changes in the earth. I cut a rock with the same anticipation as when opening a present; inside is the gift of nature’s amazing colors and patterns. As I work with rock I am aware of the complexity of each one.
The crafting process is lengthy. I cut a slab of rock, shape, grind, drill, and sand it. The transformation is amazing. The finished stone becomes the center piece of my jewelry.
Medium: Natural Stone
1996 – Masters in Education, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
1992 – BS in Mathematics, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR