Recent Progress

Not all of my work makes it to my Etsy store, like special orders and experiments. I share the most recent images of my work and explorations on Instagram. More can always be seen on the full Instagram feed.
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 Finished up a number of new styles this weekend - 1/4 cup and 1/2 cup measures, along with teaspoons. Don't weekends feel like they are getting shorter? #copper #metalwork #hammered #coppersmithing #metalsmithing #instasmithy #metalstudio #copperwork #forgedmetal #copperware #fairbanks #alaska #handmade #kitchenlife #kitchenstuff  Made this hammered sterling silver moonstone ring last night in anticipation of June. Swipe left for close-ups. #silver #sterlingsilver #sterling #moonstone #silversmith #instasmithy #metalwork #jewelrydesign #metalsmithing #metalstudio #fairbanks #alaska #handmade  Some sunny copper spoons since the day is so dreary outside today #copper #metal #spoons #coppersmithing #metalsmithing #instasmithy #metalstudio #copperwork #forgedmetal #copperware #jewelrydesign #fairbanks #alaska #handmade  This silver and poppy jasper lariat just out of the tumbler. The chain is a dramatic 28 inches. Perfect for tunic-length tops. Listing in my Etsy store with more images tomorrow. #silver #sterlingsilver #sterling #silversmith #instasmithy #metalwork #jewelrydesign #metalsmithing #metalstudio #fairbanks #alaska #handmade  #wip Working with a Botswana agate tonight. The bands are almost hypnotic. #botswanaagate #silver #sterlingsilver #sterling #silversmith #instasmithy #metalwork #jewelrydesign #metalsmithing #metalstudio #fairbanks #alaska #handmade  I was so excited to see my custom one-eyed owl stamp from @buckeyeengraving in the mail today. I'm very happy with how it turned out, and it makes a very clean mark! #stampallthethings  A hand-formed copper tablespoon Giving coffee as a gift? Add this as a handmade touch to your gift package.
 This moonstone moth ring is ready to head off to its new home. The second is much more distressed than the first and that one I'm not yet ready to call finished. So far this summer has been full of ideas I am super excited to see these take shape! #silver #sterlingsilver #sterling #silversmith #instasmithy #metalwork #jewelrydesign #metalsmithing #metalstudio #fairbanks #alaska #handmadejewelry #handmade  Penny pendant / Lincoln locket This was super-fun to make and will be fun to try with other coins. I ended up vaporizing a few pennies before I realized they were no longer made from copper after 1986. #copper #penny #lincoln #metal #coppersmithing #metalsmithing #metalstudio #copperwork #forgedmetal #jewelrydesign #fairbanks #alaska #handmade  Sterling silver necklace set with poppy jasper: The chain is handmade, 28 inches long, and slips through the large silver ring on the other end of the chain, lariat style. Just a little bit of drama. #silver #sterlingsilver #sterling #poppyjasper #lariat #silversmith #instasmithy #metalwork #jewelrydesign #metalsmithing #metalstudio #fairbanks #alaska #handmade  #wip Sleepy soldering is a bad combination for me so I'll finish soldering the chain tomorrow. I can hardly wait to set this poppy jasper.  The lariat is all finished and set so I took it on a test drive today to see how the chain length and link size would wear. There are a few adjustments to make for the next one which will be set with poppy jasper. #crazylaceagate #silver #sterlingsilver #sterling #silversmith #instasmithy #metalwork #jewelrydesign #metalsmithing #metalstudio #fairbanks #alaska #handmade  2 Tbsp copper coffee scoop just out of the tumbler this morning. Death before decaf!  A copper spoon to accent your favorite spice jar, your bar collection, or your next toast with jam. The total length of this spoon is 5.25 inches. The bowl measures 1 teaspoon.
 I'm super excited to send these moonstone earrings off to their new home today. #earrings #silver #sterlingsilver #sterling #moonstone #silversmith #instasmithy #metalwork #jewelrydesign #metalsmithing #metalstudio #fairbanks #alaska #handmade  These half-circle hoops have a little swing but are as light as air to wear, 5/8" diameter. I really like how they turned out so I made a pair for myself too! #silver #sterlingsilver #sterling #earrings #silversmith #instasmithy #metalwork #jewelrydesign #metalsmithing #metalstudio #fairbanks #alaska #handmade  I love Botswana agate. This one reminds me of the graceful contours of a landscape in cool shades of purple and rose. There are delicate flecks of red trapped in the inner most contours. It is like staring into another world. This ring is listed in my etsy store. #silver #sterlingsilver #sterling #botswanaagate #ring #silversmith #instasmithy #metalwork #jewelrydesign #metalsmithing #metalstudio #fairbanks #alaska #handmade #handmadejewelry  Experiments with graphite on enamel today. #wip  #wip Just pulled this lariat out of the pickle. Super-excited to get it cleaned up, polished and set with this crazylace cab. #silver #sterlingsilver #sterling #silversmith #instasmithy #metalwork #jewelrydesign #metalsmithing #metalstudio #fairbanks #alaska #handmade  Fire does beautiful things to copper and sometimes I'm around to see it. Finishing up some spoons from the weekend.