Dimensions: Frame is 8 3/4" H x 8 3/4" W x 1 1/8" D. Beaded Square is 5" H x 5" W x 1/2" D. Hundreds of glass beads, plastic beads, charms, faux jewelry, silver beads with a touch of Swarovski crystals.
In this gallery you will find my most recent completed pieces of work.
I was born in Fremont California in 1967. After spending time in southern California as an adult I moved to San Francisco in 1987. Shortly thereafter I was inspired by a jewelry box in a boutique. It was so beautiful I thought that I could create something similar. I did! My first piece is called "Inspiration". It is in the Bejeweled Boxes section of this site. From there I would create boxes for friends and family as gifts. I discovered that my work required focused concentration. I am very passionate about my work. I usually work on several bodies of work concurrently. At times I can have up to four works in process at once. It’s exciting to have variety in what I do. I’m never without something to work on. I discovered the art of doing...
In December 2013 my landlord gave me permission to demolish the lava from my fireplace and create whatever I wanted. I rented a demolition hammer (hand held jack hammer) and removed the lava. What a chore! It has taken me 19 months and approximately 1000 hours to create this piece!
Throughout my apartment I have black and gray tile on the floor.