Published on January 25, 2010, by in Uncategorized.

This narrative piece features a rare mid 19th century  Odd Fellows medal.  The early fraternal medal is fraught with imagery, including the all knowing eye, an open bible, an hour glass, a bundle of sticks, an open palm with a heart on it, and  the linked rings with F, L, and T symbolizing friendship, love, and trust.  Strung on a Sterling chain with Chalcedony faceted oval beads and a sterling toggle clasp.

The second piece is composed of a Brass 1945 Belgian WWII medal with a artful figurative image of a woman with her draped arms extended over a background of international flags. This striking piece is constructed of aged Brass chain and hook clasp with faceted Aventurine rondelles.

Published on December 24, 2009, by in Uncategorized.


1935 French firefighters medal with Amazonite, front and reverse.

Belgian Christian women’s medal with honey Jade.

Early Benevolent and Protective Order of Elk medal with Iolite.

Published on December 21, 2009, by in Uncategorized.

Happened upon this amazing little jewel just a block off of Alamo Square. Shop owners Kelly and Rod have a great eye for hunting and gathering finds from all over the Bay Area. The Perish Trust is a treasure trove of unique and wonderful items sure to inspire and intrigue.  I am so pleased to have found such a perfect venue for my pieces. I can’t wait to return again.


Published on December 18, 2009, by in Uncategorized.


Thanks to everyone that could make it to yesterday and today’s trunk shows! Tomorrow is my last show of the holiday season~ stop by and visit me at “Running with Glitter” 12/19, noon-5 @ the Petaluma Veteran’s Hall on Petaluma Blvd. South.

Published on December 13, 2009, by in Uncategorized.

Please check my Upcoming Shows page to find out where I’ll be next. Tonight a private showing in San Francisco, Thursday night “All About Eve… an evening of last minute shopping for savvy shoppers” and Saturday’s “Running With Glitter”! Feel free to contact me for a viewing!

Published on December 10, 2009, by in Uncategorized.


I’m so excited about some more of my Chicago finds… the Indian Chief, the bee belt buckle, and the 1904 Fudge Contest.  Other sources of inspiration include a 1936 Sterling Smith & Corona 2nd prize for proficiency in typing, a 1908 Montevideo Science commemorative plaque, and a amazing trophy medal of a stag from Budapest.