My background is fashion design. My inspirations come from the stones and materials I use. Their color, feel, texture and shape tell me exactly what to do with them just as the different fabrics inspire the designs they are made into.
I am in love with raw minerals and ancient metals that are full of
irregularities, imperfections and fingerprints. I love the spiritual
and healing properties of gemstones and minerals and incorporate that
into my primitive, organic and modern sculptural designs along with