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Category Archives: Design projects
My first video on Youtube. This is wax carving for a new double ring design.
I recently carved an powerful “Wave Ring” in green wax. This design concept has been in my heart and mind for some time and will soon be available in sterling silver. My quandary is what to name this new piece? … Continue reading
I received a commision to create a large dragon ring featuring two Australian opals. My client choose from my collection of opals and directed the design. I worked on this piece on and off for several months. The ring … Continue reading
We met tonight with V. for the second fitting of her metal corset cover; soon to be created in solid sterling silver and embellished with golden dragons, flames and jewels. The initial stage of the production is in the talented … Continue reading
This elaborate tiara comission is nearing completion. After months of sculpting the wax, sweating over the price of precious metal, and agonizing over the logistics of casting such a complex project, magic has happened. All that remains to be completed … Continue reading
The wax carving for this elaborate commission is nearly complete. I began working on it in late April and over the last many weeks, have devoted my design time to this project only. Three stunning opals are incorporated into this piece; … Continue reading
I received my three Flight of Fancy Dragon sculptures back from the foundry. As you can see, they were finished in black, gold and red patinas. Art has mounted them on redwood burls. Two will be shipped today to a … Continue reading
A client recently ordered two bronze “Flight of Fancy” dragon sculptures to add to his Marty Magic collection. Each bronze sculpture and each piece of jewelry that I offer, is cast from it’s own separate wax. This particular design is … Continue reading
I have been commissioned to create a Phoenix-Dragon Tiara for an upcoming fall wedding. I expect that this will be my most elaborate jewelry creation to date. I have enlisted the help of Michael Leeds, a renowned Santa Cruz artist, … Continue reading