I have been with the Red Door Gallery since 2007. I am self-taught, but have taken several classes in metal-smithing. Jewelry making started when I used some pieces from my mother and mother-in-law to repurpose for my family members. After discovering that Bead shops existed- I was hooked.
In addition to doing etching on various metals for jewelry applications- I have expanded this to include small framed etched metal artwork.
Recently, I have discovered fiber arts and do eco-printing on silk scarves. It is a fascinating process using leaves and flowers with no chemicals involved. I plan to continue learning more about natural dyes.