Metalsmithing & Jewelry

Globe Necklace
Globe Necklace

Introduction to Metalsmithing and Design Project. Methods include piercing, fabrication, cold connection, and chasing.

Ring Series
Ring Series

A series of Asian inspired rings.

Rice Ring
Rice Ring

Copper ring with rice inlay.

Mist Ring
Mist Ring

Layered bronze ring with etching.

Mist Ring
Mist Ring

Back view of layered bronze ring.

Lotus Ring
Lotus Ring

Silver wire wrapped lotus ring.

Architecture Ring
Architecture Ring

Pierced brass ring inspired by architecture.

Architecture Ring
Architecture Ring

Side view of pierced brass ring.

Found Object Lotus Brooch
Found Object Lotus Brooch

Mixed media lotus brooch fabricated with found cufflinks.

Yin Yang Locket
Yin Yang Locket

Copper locket fabricated with electroforming, with an inset illustration. Photo by Neal Eagleson.

Yin Yang Locket
Yin Yang Locket

Closed view of electroformed locket.

Cake Doilie Cravat
Cake Doilie Cravat

Cravat made of cake doilies, held together with chainmail.

Cake Doilie Cravat
Cake Doilie Cravat

View of bezel set hematite stone on the cake doilie cravat.

Mistletoe Mouthpiece
Mistletoe Mouthpiece

Bronze cast mouthpiece exploring the dual nature of the mistletoe plant.

Mistletoe Mouthpiece
Mistletoe Mouthpiece

Side view of bronze casted mouthpiece.

Koi Fish Bowl
Koi Fish Bowl

Copper forged bowl using chase and repousse. Bottom view.

Koi Fish Bowl
Koi Fish Bowl

Side view of copper bowl.

Koi Fish Bowl
Koi Fish Bowl

Inside view of copper bowl.

Metal Hinged Tie
Metal Hinged Tie

Bronze tie with metal hinges and inset original illustration. Pairs with the Corporate Tradition illustration and featured at Grand Valley State University's FABRICation exhibit, 2011.

Metal Hinged Tie
Metal Hinged Tie

Bronze tie with metal hinges and inset original illustration. Pairs with the Corporate Tradition illustration and featured at Grand Valley State University's FABRICation exhibit. 2011.

Peacock Brooch
Peacock Brooch

Close up of peacock brooch on metal trimmed cravat. Pairs with the Fashionably Industrial illustration and featured at Grand Valley State University's FABRICation exhibit, 2011.

Metal Trimmed Cravat
Metal Trimmed Cravat

Cravat trimmed with scrap metal pieces. Pairs with the Fashionably Industrial illustration and featured at Grand Valley State University's FABRICation exhibit, 2011.

Metal Trimmed Cravat
Metal Trimmed Cravat

Back view of the cravat. Pairs with the Fashionably Industrial illustration and featured at Grand Valley State University's FABRICation exhibit, 2011.

Inlaid Chainmail Scarf
Inlaid Chainmail Scarf

Scarf with sewn down brass chainmail and brass chest plate with inlaid illustration. Pairs with Battle-Ready Formal illustration and featured at Grand Valley State University's FABRICation exhibit, 2011.

Battle-Ready Chest Plate
Battle-Ready Chest Plate

Close up of brass chest plate with inlaid illustration. Pairs with Battle-Ready Formal illustration and featured at Grand Valley State University's FABRICation exhibit, 2011.

Subaru Keychain
Subaru Keychain

Commissioned keychain.

Woven Silver Bracelet
Woven Silver Bracelet

Commissioned silver bracelet with woven wire.

Woven Silver Bracelet
Woven Silver Bracelet

Back view of commissioned bracelet.

Phoenix Brooch
Phoenix Brooch

Fabricated mixed metal brooch using scrap pieces with an inset illustration. Part of Starkweather Arts Member's Exhibition.

Peacock Brooch
Peacock Brooch

Back view of peacock brooch. Part of Starkweather Arts Member's Exhibition.

Jail Bugs
Jail Bugs

Resin-preserved cicadas in copper cages. Part of Starkweather Arts Member's Exhibition.

From My Best Friend
From My Best Friend

Commissioned pendant.

From My Best Friend
From My Best Friend

Back view of commissioned pendant.

Palm Tree Ring
Palm Tree Ring

Commissioned brass ring.

Palm Tree Rings
Palm Tree Rings

Alternate view of commissioned rings.

Onxy Scale Rings
Onxy Scale Rings

Commissioned rings using silver PMC.

Onyx Scale Rings
Onyx Scale Rings

Alternate view of commissioned rings.

Seal of Metatron Brooch
Seal of Metatron Brooch

Pierced copper brooch inspired by the horror game, Silent Hill.

Seal of Metatron Brooch
Seal of Metatron Brooch

Back view of copper brooch.

Jack Skellington Necklace
Jack Skellington Necklace

Commissioned reversible pendant using pierced steel and black acrylic. Inspired by The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Jack Skellington Pendant.
Jack Skellington Pendant.

Back view of commissioned pendant.

Fish Brooch
Fish Brooch

Fabricated mixed metal brooch using scrap pieces with an inset illustration.

Fish Brooch
Fish Brooch

Back view of copper brooch.