"I create one of a kind pieces of jewelry in recycled, precious metals and ethically sourced gems."
I sculpt jewelry from precious metals using the ancient techniques of lost wax casting forging fabrication and reticulation. My clean designs have a simplicity and purity which blend classic and contemporary styles. My designs are in 14 K18 K & 22 K gold platinum and sterling silver often set with genuine gems and minerals which allow an interplay of color & line between stone and metal. This...
... winter I'm experimenting with form -folding and am eager to bring those pieces out by summer.
I have participated in fine art fairs for over 38 years including American Craft Council Shows in several states & have won numerous awards. Recently a piece of mine was selected for the Permanent Gem Collection of the Chicago Field Museum.
For over 40 years, Martha has exhibited in high level juried art fairs throughout the Midwest and on the west coast of Florida in which Martha has received numerous awards. She also was recognized by the American Craft Council as one of the top 100 one-of-a-kind craftsmen in the country for their special show in New York City. However she is most proud of her work being selected for the Permanent Gem Collection in the Chicago Field Museum and can be seen in their book, "Gem and Minerals of the Field Museum."