Jewelry, Beads and Ornaments

I make many of the components that I use in my jewelry, including lampwork beads, fused glass, copper enamel, and fine silver pieces.  I purchase fine and sterling silver components, including beads and bead caps (Bali, Hill Tribe, etc.), wire (headpins, eyepins), charms, chains, and closures to compliment my work.  I also buy stone, glass (including seed beads), and crystal "filler" beads for some of my necklaces.  When I purchase components and ready-to-wear necklaces, I choose carefully, as I want them to work well with my handmade pieces. 

Beads are offered here when they are available, usually in singles or small sets.

I make both fused glass and lampwork ornaments.  These are intended to be hung on walls, in front of windows or as decorations during holidays.   

"Lampwork" is the art of working glass in a torch to create something - in my case - beads.  You can see a bit of the process by looking at my Glass Studio under the Studios tab, and can read more

I buy precut pieces for most of my copper enamel pieces, as I am a glass artist, not a metal worker in general.  That, of course, may change, but for now I am happy to use esablished shapes and si

This is a small area of the art work that I do, for expense reasons as well as material preferences - I REALLY like working with glass!  That said, I enjoy spending several days focusing my creati

I don't make a lot of fused glass jewelry, but periodically I add a few pieces to the kiln when I am firing my larger pieces (panels, plates, etc.).  There are a few new techniques I learned recen

"Lampwork" is the art of working glass in a torch to create something - in my case - beads.  You can see a bit of the process by looking at my Glass Studio under the Studios tab.

Here I am including fused glass pieces, such as my Ocean Creatures Series and my suncatcher hearts.  I also make hollow and solid lampwork pieces that make nice Christmas ornaments as they are not

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