Russian Wave

  This piece was inspired by a traditional Russian bead weaving stitch called Jabot. Jabot is translated as a “cascade of lace” and is a term for the lace sewn into the front opening of a man’s shirt in the 17th century. The undulating movement of this stitch reminded me so much of the way […]

Jabot Necklace

This piece was the inspiration for theĀ  Russian Wave Necklace I made in 2007, it is made using a traditional Russian bead weaving stitch called jabot which means “bit of lace.” Materials: seed beads, bugle beads, antique glass button, 2002

Arana Necklace

This necklace is made in the traditional netted weave of the Saraguro people of southern Ecuador Materials: seed beads, nylon thread, 2003 Photo by Katie Rummel

One Is Two Ring

This is two separate rings that fit together to form one ring sterling silver, garnet, 2007 photos by Vanessa Weseman

Sustainable Sapphire Ring

To commission an individualized ring with a sustainable gemstone and a design of your choice click here to contact me Materials: recycled sterling silver, sustainably mined Montana Sapphire

Two Finger Ring

Materials: sterling silver, damele turquoise, 2005 photos by Katie Rummel

Japanese Box

Materials: delicas, nylon thread, 1.5″ x 1.5″ x 2″ 2003