Rooted in the Arizona desert which I call home, I am inspired by the juxtaposition of her prickly beauty, her unforgiving way, and her unrepentant nature.

Raised in a home where its inhabitants' hands were calloused and accustomed to laboring for a living, I earned an early respect for hard work, and an appreciation for something built by hand.

Guided solely by heart, my hands make. With bits of precious metal, and the glean of beautiful stones, and with the blaze of fire, I create. I pour out my heart and my soul one  individual piece at a time.

Ever striving for more, different...pushing beyond my self imposed boundaries...I tell my story. Each piece a page from my book. Each piece connecting with just one special person. Each piece helping that person to tell their own story as we travel through this beautiful mess we call life.