Painting “A Magical Garden” at the Elyton

Painting “A Magical Garden” at the Elyton

Published on January 30, 2019

Painting “A Magical Garden” at the Elyton Hotel while it was under construction last year was an adventure. It was a wonderful opportunity to be able to create a piece of art on-site in such a beautiful and historic building in downtown Birmingham, Al. The marble lobby of the old Empire building was a breathtaking […]

Gardens, Beauty and my Mother

Published on May 11, 2013

Ever since I can remember, my mother has always been a gardener. And I am sure that her love and nurturing of all that grows, is one of the reasons that I love gardens too. Even as a small child, I can remember sprinkling my first packet of seeds onto a patch of soil together, […]

Beauty: the “kind” that lasts

Published on April 4, 2013

One of the joys of designing jewelry is the moment when a woman smiling at her reflection, looks at me and says,”I feel beautiful”. Those are wonderful words to hear, and I am always grateful when one of my creations has inspired them. So what is it exactly that makes a woman beautiful? Maybe it’s […]