Inspiration

Art’s Nap Room: Balancing Work in Progress
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Art’s Nap Room: Balancing Work in Progress

As artists, we often find ourselves caught in an eternal flip-flop between states of motivation and states of overwhelm. Having lots of ideas is a sign of healthy creativity. Keeping multiple projects in-progress prevents boredom. Unfortunately, there can be a tipping point when that creative motivation spins out into burn-out or paralysis, and our work…

How to Hammer the Magic + Int’l Shipping Rate Drop
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How to Hammer the Magic + Int’l Shipping Rate Drop

Over the course of my career, there have been a number of pieces that are significant markers of how I’ve been able to pioneer the ancient metalsmithing techniques that are my passion. My Eastern repoussé cuff bracelets stand out among my most favorite and certainly the most talked about of my work. They’re the best…

Etruscan Romance Meets Modern Sentiment
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Etruscan Romance Meets Modern Sentiment

I’m often asked which is my favorite technique… And what I always answer is “whichever one I’m working in at the time,” because I love them all! After months of hammering my heart out via the technique of Eastern Repoussé, I’ve been up to my eyeballs in tiny orbs…granules that is, as I’m finishing up…