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Shrinky Dinks® - Bigs Stone No. 1 Shrinky

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Shrinky Dinks® - Bigs Stone No. 1 Shrinky

Bigs Stone No. 1 Shrinky is a recreation of one of my favorite pendants inspired by tree bark, made for an auction fundraiser. I’ve made this piece a few times for commissions using sterling silver and white sapphire, but never using Shrinky Dinks®! I was surprised that this shrink plastic version used the same tools, methods and mandrels as I use in metalsmithing, however this time I traded my hammer for a heat gun! This piece was up for auction on October 6, 2018 at Surel's Place, an artist in residence program in Boise, Idaho. Post auction: I am thrilled to know the...

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Spirit Balance Pendant - Honoring AUTUMN

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Spirit Balance Pendant - Honoring AUTUMN

“First air of autumn up your nose.” * First lines to a song. First lines in general. First of each season.  I like to draw on metal. The Spirit Balance Pendant is a hand-engraved wearable sketch in sterling silver. The graphic on the Spirit Balance pendant is a simplification of my Mandala of Innate Intention. The four quadrants represent four distinct seasons divided by solstices and equinoxes. The outer triad represents Ayurvedic "seasons" Vata, Pitta, Kapha. This piece is Available.   Spirit Balance Graphic highlighting the Atumnal Equinox Quadrant Honoring the Autumnal Equinox — The graphic is a simplification of my Mandala of...

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Can You Burn A Hole Through Gold?

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Can You Burn A Hole Through Gold?

I did. It was exciting. Watch a video & Read more...

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18K Canadian Diamond Ring

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18K Canadian Diamond Ring

My part was to create a ring for a beautiful woman.

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She wanted a line.

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She wanted a line.

She wanted a handcrafted easy-wear everyday necklace.

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