Though I grew up just outside Chicago, I have made my home in Cape Elizabeth, Maine for almost 20 years now. I am so fortunate to live in such a wonderful place where inspiration is all around. The natural beauty that surrounds me is inspiration not only to my work but my being as well. I love color and it plays an integral role in my work. Whether it is the full green leaves of the trees against a vivid blue summer sky or the setting winter sun, with its violets and blues against the bare black winter branches, or maybe the crashing waves and the smell of the ocean, it all feeds into who I am and what inspires me to create.
My jewelry is one of a kind pieces created by combining precious & semi-precious stone beads, freshwater pearls, metalwork, and silver beads. The use of exciting color combinations, interesting patterns, and textures keeps my work fresh and unique.
I strive to create pieces that are simple yet intriguing to look at and that will stand the test of time. Jewelry is an extended expression of who we are and what we feel. I want the wearer of my jewelry to feel empowered and more importantly happy, about who they are and inspired in whatever direction their path leads.