Nearly 5 troy ounces sterling silver belt buckle highlighted with a barbed wire motif. This buckle shall be shown at the Western Design Conference in Jackson Wyoming this coming September 8th. The buckle is hand made in sterling silver on a hand tooled 2" wide leather belt. A perfect pairing indeed.
Best artist at the Western Design Conference 2021. This Bracelet is all hand-fabricated in 14 Karat yellow and white gold.
The artist's description and the lore of how this award-winning bracelet came to be. This was presented to the judging panel before the 4-day show opened to the public.
2021 Best Jewelry Artist at the Western Design Conference in Jackson Wyoming. Awarded for "Tools of Tradition" gold bracelet with handmade garnet arrow point
Celestial art. A bold statement piece nearly 2.5 inches in length. This sterling silver crescent moon pendant represents empowerment, symbolizing guidance and direction for the spirit. Weighing nearly an ounce of sterling silver the pendant is highlighted with a companion natural zircon "star". The pendant is suspended on an 18 inch sterling silver chain. Just before sunrise and a few days before
Smaller crescent moon in sterling silver with a 0.12 carat round Montana Sapphire bezel set
Far north during the summer months the sun hovers above the horizon nearly 24 hours a day. The light dances with the crystal white snowflakes and creates shadows of sparkling rich blue hues. This pendant is fabricated in sterling silver with splashes of 14 karat yellow gold. In this pendant a 0.15 carat yellow diamond bezel set in yellow gold floats above glistening blue drusy quartz.
Art Deco meets Traditional Western bolo tie. Fabricated in 18 Karat yellow gold with touches of palladium, this work of art weighs nearly one ounce. The center piece of this necklace is a vivid, fine blue-violet tanzanite weighing almost 3.0 carats. This gem is a custom cut stone presenting wonderful brilliance. Bezel set below the tanzanite are three well-matched nearly perfect, round brilliant
Fabricated in sterling silver and set with a fine deep purple amethyst, accented with three round white sapphires. The prototype work to the similar tanzanite 18 karat gold bolo tie
This was my auction jewelry item at the 2018 Western Design Conference-Jackson Hole Spinel is a very old gemstone. It is a gem similar to ruby and sapphire, including its hardest and durability. A good fit for often-worn jewelry. In this bracelet, which is made from sterling silver with highlights of 14 Karat gold, Black Spinel was chosen. Not only for it's overall strength, but for the fact
Celestial Art in 14 karat Rose Gold. This was my 2017 entry to Jackson Hole Western Design Conference. Harvest Moon -Rejoice -Relax The toil of Summers effort is at an end a bounty from the field & vine comes the prize. Witness the crisp morning air and days of softer sunlight. Colors have turned to a gentler palette with a luster of pleasant earth tones. Savor the moment The
Trinity in sterling silver set with a center piece of quality turquoise and a garnet accent. This was a large piece overall, but the open design style made it a nicely balanced. I will say it drew attention at the auction and was well received. Since creating this work of art I have created more of various sizes. The design truly gathers recognition.
This sterling silver pendant is set with a nice piece of Patagonia turquoise with a combination silver and braided necklace portion. Three cabochon cut red garnets accent the work. With a highlight of 14 karat gold below the turquoise.
Feather earrings fabricated in sterling silver. A gift to one of my favorite friends at WDC in Jackson Hole.
This work of art required endless hours to complete and was my entry to the 2016 Western Design Conference. "UNTAMED" Necklace --- Sterling Silver with individually hand cut Rock Crystal Quartz Claws UntamedWhen you stand next to a bear your heart shall be tested. Mine was indeed.It was that memory that has inspired this design. In many cultures, the bear is a
Montana is know for sapphires of many colors, but a Yogo sapphire is truly "Top Shelf". The deep blue color of a fine Yogo Sapphire is nearly unrivaled. Many sapphires and other gemstones exhibit "hints" of secondary colors. Meaning you might typically see a blue sapphire with a perhaps a touch of green. It may not be obvious at first glance, but it changes the "pure blue hue". A fine quality Yogo
Genesis 2.1 : "Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all their multitude". crazy big hollowware style belt buckle depicts the heavens and sky; with centered terra firma life; and the oceans of deep. Sterling Silver- 14 karat gold- Black Wyoming jade- Montana white chalcedony- Kingman turquoise- yellow diamond
Fabricated in sterling silver with copper barbed wire design this bracelet is host to an oval cut Wyoming black jade cabochon gem. This was my auction item at the 2014 Western Design Conference. It was well received.
14 karat yellow and rose gold Eagle Feathers embrace an custom cut oval cabochon of Wyoming Black Jade with Elk Ivory bezel set in Sterling Silver. Charlene commissioned this bracelet be made for her after we met in Jackson Hole's Western Design Conference in September of 2014. She had seen my auctioned bracelet there and really liked the look, so she provided some guidelines for the design
As featured in Cowboys & Indians magazine This was my first showing in Jackson Hole, Wyoming at the WDC. 2010 was Great! 14 Karat yellow and white gold Barbed Wire Bracelet. This bracelet featured a 1/2 carat diamond set on each side of the centered white gold "barbed wire" design, for a total diamond weight of 1.08 carats. This bracelet has been a "flag ship" work of my art for