Blog — In Studio

Creative Soldering: The Potato Method

Creative Soldering: The Potato Method

Repairs or edits to finished jewelry can be tricky, especially when gemstones are involved. Very few gems can stand up to the heat of soldering. So when confronted with a soldering task near a vulnerable gem, you can either remove the gem from the setting, or figure out a way to protect the gem from the heat.  Enter the potato...

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Back to the Bench

Back to the Bench

The past couple of months of quarantine have marked the longest break I have had from making jewelry since I started back in 2007.  Now that restrictions have begun to lift in NC, I’m going back to studio to make jewelry again.  Stay tuned because there is a lot of new work to come. 

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My New Home

My New Home

It's been a busy year!  As some of you already know, this April I moved from Raleigh, NC, to Charlotte, NC, to be closer to my family.  I spent 8 wonderful years in Raleigh and absolutely loved it, but I'm excited about this new change and am so glad to be in Charlotte.

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