Category Archives: Other Artists

The Making of a Goddess

Although I may be somewhat prejudiced in how I view my compassionate, intelligent, talented and beautiful daughter, it was a wonderful experience to watch Alisha’s transformation from grounded mother, daughter, wife and jeweler into the realm of Goddess. Alisha met … Continue reading

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Allegoria Della Scoperta dell’ America

Just last week, I returned from a trip to Italy, Croatia and Amsterdam. As artists, our focus was the art and we visited some of the finest museums in the world.  The Vatican Museum, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence and … Continue reading

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Purple Reign – My Business with Prince and Paisley Park

My introduction to Prince was at the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco on May 23rd 1986. It was his Parade, Hit n Run Tour. Generous friends had purchased third row seats and invited me to the concert. Twelve years later, … Continue reading

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Silverormen by Philip Birk – Silver Vine Snake by Marty Magic

Last Fall, Philip Birk of Sweden contacted me to ask permission to use the image of my sterling silver Vine Snake Pendant for the cover of his book, Silverormen. Silvoromen is the second and final book in a series about … Continue reading

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Petits Bon-Hommes Porcelaine Orphans

In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines. Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelman, 1939 I own a vintage copy of Madeline’s Rescue and remember my mother reading me all of the … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe Decorative Handcrafted Bowls

I met Bhekizwe in July of 2011 when my son John and I traveled to Africa. One of the highlights of our trip was the few days spent in Victoria Falls and visiting the local craft market. As a craftsperson, … Continue reading

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