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The Phoenix Dragon Tiara – Stage 4

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

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Dragon-Phoenix-Tiara Stage 3

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

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Phoenix-Dragon Tiara Stage 1

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

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