Today I am launching an auction in order to donate to two groups which work to support Native women in issues specifically addressing domestic violence and rape. Heavy for a Monday, I know, but this has long been something painfully close to my heart. Being an indigenous woman and having survived both rape and domestic […]
The somewhat tedious process of making chain. I of course secretly (not really one now) enjoy doing it.
Life, it’s a funny thing. It spins you around and upside-down sometimes. In my life there has been one constant the past few years, and that’s Birds of Prey. When things seem out of place, I know I can go into my studio, create and feel like all is right with the world. Over the […]
The counterpart to the last post is a gent’s ring made out of Palladium. Being that it’s in the Platinum family, you have to protect your eyes with fancy shades (goggles). You basically look like this… I was waiting for the metal to cool and trying not to melt (it was 102 today and only […]
I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making a bead ring for a while now. I tossed around the use of various beads and how I’d fabricate it and came up with this. There’d definitely be some tweaking if I were to make this for somebody else, but I’m pretty satisfied with how it […]
I came home with a pretty decent bounty of gems from my journey, as seen above. I also came home with a different sense of well, everything. I’ve long tossed around what it is I really want to do with Birds of Prey. Do I want to have a line, just do custom work or […]
i love a challenge, as in, i live for them. i was recently asked to make an anniversary gift for a friend, that was in resemblance of a tattoo that he has and was also on their wedding invitation. trying to reinterpret something that somebody looks at everyday, into metal, was a something i wasn’t […]
yes, i do more than make jewelry. idle hands and all that… my friend, aka the grand wizard of black lodges and i are working on a special project together. slowly and steadily it’s coming together, but consider this a work in progress/preview of what’s to come. i’m pretty excited about it and to see […]