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Studio Monster

I have this giant Orchid Cactus in my studio that’s currently in full bloom. It’s overwhelmingly large and beautifully ominous,  I’m actually a little afraid to turn my back on it. What if it’s not a plant and all and…

New Neckpiece

I just finished a new necklace! This chain is made out of bone, garnet, horse hair, brass, repurposed toll tokens, and thread. It was inspired loosely by the people documented by Jimmy Nelson in his new book, Before They Pass.…

Rendille Neckpieces

I recently checked out an exquisite book from the library by Dutch photographers Dos and Bertie Winkle, Vanishing Beauty: Indigenous Body Art and Decoration. It’s a compilation of photographs documenting the Winkle’s travels across five continents in an effort to capture…

Commission In Progress

I’ve been working on an engagement ring for a couple that I absolutely adore. When I was approached about this project, the only guidelines that I was given was to do whatever I wanted and keep the cost low. What…

Modern Matryoshka

I’m completely in love with this winter campaign from the December issue of Vogue Japan. The ornate prints paired with opulent furs and luxe styling makes the models look like a modern, living, matryoshka doll or Faberge egg. I’m particularly…