A perfect day for the warmth of a jeweler's torch, and a bottomless cuppa.
Argentium 935 and it's creator.
Being proudly, a D.C. based, small business artist, I'd be remiss if I didn't celebrate the beauty of our Cherry Blossom trees. Annually the city holds a week long festival celebrating the blooming, history and gift of these trees. Here is the Festival's link. The festivities last the week through and is definitely a good … Continue reading Cherry Blossom Festival
This looks like I've mostly lost it. Whatever "it" was. Actually this is a process called heat precipitation hardening. I like to work in Argentium 935 silver for a few reasons. One reason why is this material's potential hardness. Baking my Argentium silver pieces, whether they're finished or prepped for setting stones, allows me to … Continue reading I’m not crazy…
This, this two minute video. All of this. Each word, each thought, each idea expressed. Studio time is where my magic happens, here the relationship with Beauty is tended on bended knee. Here I find a flow, a sense of the eternal qualities of Creation herself. Staggering paralysis, humiliating at once, a leveling sense of … Continue reading “A great artist is but a conduit for an expression that resonates with something that is greater than him or herself” Imaginary Foundation
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2016's Tax time- a creative's balance. (cue laughter) All in all very thankful for my clients this year, whom have helped me double last years #'s. Going into year three working for the same figures!
Needing a 14kt gold pin for this design and not having one on this winter's day, set me up to have today's warmth by making my own.