This piece, based on a modified rope knot called a monkey's fist won third place in the Sonoran Glass FlameOff.
This chainmaille dodecahedron was published in Lark Crafts' 1000 Beads book
These pieces were exhibited at the Molten glass and metals show held at the Fine Line Creative Arts Center in early 2014.
These dodecahedra were accepted into the Bead&Button Show 2013 Bead Dreams exhibition
Small & Beautiful
These glass chainmaille beads were featured in Glass Line Magazine's juried "Small and Beautiful" collection, which was published in the June/July 2012 issue.
Glass Line invited artists to submit glass beads exemplifying excellence in glass beadmaking and showcasing the wide variety of creative talent in the art and design world as it applies to the creation of beads in glass.
This work was created for the International Society of Glass Beadmakers' Indelible exhibit. Indelible was a juried show that asked glass artists to submit a piece of jewelry inspired by an important memory.
The necklace, entitled "Umgingqo", was inspired by memories of growing up in southern Africa, and is based on the traditional beaded Zulu necklaces of the region. The three strands of the necklace are borosilicate glass chainmaille, and are finished with sterling silver endcaps and clasp.
Hands of the Maker
This cube was a part of the ISGB's Geometric exhibit, which asked artists to create works featuring a circular or square shape either in construction or surface decoration.
Voices in Glass Beadmaking
These necklaces were a part of the International Society of Glass Beadmakers' juried pendant show Voices in Glass Beadmaking, which asked artists to submit works that showcased their visual voice through glass beads.
"Here Comes the Sun" was created for the International Society of Glass Beadmakers' Convergence III exhibit. Convergence III was a juried show that featured functional, wearable jewelry showcasing the use of handmade glass beads inspired by other works of art.
The necklace was inspired by the Beatles' song "Here Comes the Sun". It is composed of borosilicate glass rays strung with Effetre masked dot beads. The rays are joined by borosilicate glass chain, and is finshed with a gold filled clasp.
Women in Glass, 7
This piece was published in The Flow magazine's Winter 2011 issue.
This necklace was created for the International Society of Glass Beadmakers' Convergence II exhibit. Convergence II was a juried show that featured functional, wearable jewelry showcasing the use of handmade glass beads designed for an imaginary or historic figure.
The title of the piece is "A Necklace for Joan of Arc". It was inspired by the traditional European 4-in-1 chainmaille patterns commonly used to create maille shirts, leggings, etc. The necklace is glass chainmaille crafted using borosilicate glass, and is finshed with a sterling silver clasp.