Three garnets set in sterling silver. ...time to make tracks...
La Montaña is The Mountain
Beyond a doubt, Montana lives up to its name - "Big Sky Country". With it's endless horizons and bright blue sky's, some say Montana is "The Last Best Place" - you will have to come and see for yourself.
Many an elk ivory has been mounted as testament to a hunters trophy: but this is my version. The color of the end of the ivory is visible as it moves side to side-two sided matching ivory.
This work is fabricated in sterling silver with a 14 karat gold log for the beaver to gnaw on. A Montana sapphire accents the pendant. Dillon, Montana is home of the Beavers...the mascot for Beaverhead county high school...in Beaverhead County. The Beaverhead Rock outcropping is just just north of town, which was a landmark of the early traveler. Makes sense?
Ennis, Montana! The Madison river gently flows through the valley and right through Ennis, Montana. Each summer a wonderful art show is held in town. Don't miss it-it's a one day event. Much talent assembles under the shade of a park like setting of the Madison Valley Bank-Thanks for venue use. Over the years I have met many A+ artists at the Madison Valley Arts Festival +http://ennisarts.org,
Looking east over Dillon from the volcanic hills locally know as the "M" that rises nearly 600 feet above the Beaverhead river valley, with 360 degree views that are fabulous. There actual is a "M" on the hillside; a tribute to the University of Montana Western umwestern.edu located in Dillon. An array of trails traverse the area and have been painstakingly developed through the cooperation of
Just south of Dillon MT is a favorite fishing / camping lake for locals- Clark Canyon Reservoir. This was the route of the famed Lewis & Clark Expedition: "Corps of Discovery Expedition 1803-1806"; although this body of water was not impounded here during their travels they followed the river west to the of here towards Idaho. This image was taken during the final light of a summer day~
Round brilliant diamond 14 karat ring. This piece is a custom design for a local client in Dillon , Montana. She had an heirloom diamond that she wanted reset using one of my barbed wire rings. Often my work centers the barbed wire motif. In this work we centered the diamond and accented it with barbed wire design on both sides.
La Montaña. The Mountain: indeed, Western Montana has an abundance of mountains with endless treasures Here in Montana it truly is "Big Sky Country" where the horizon seems to stretch on and on. Some say Montana is "The Last Best Place" - you will have to come and see for yourself. Being the 4th largest state and with a