Caribou Amulets

January 10, 201720K gold, mammoth ivory, necklace, trade beads

Caribou Amulets I have long been fascinate by the vast caribou herds which cross the northern landscape.  I represent the caribou with a pierced a petroglyph-like image on these 20K gold amulets.   Obviously, these are not artifacts, but I choose to imagine a story about them as if they were.  Because the caribou were … Read More

Egyptian Scarab Necklace

October 29, 201620K gold, 24k gold, necklace, pendants, uncategorized

Egyptian Scarab Necklace This necklace was inspired by the scarab beetles in ancient Egyptian jewellery. For the ancient Egyptians, the scarab was considered to be the force which gave birth to the sun by pushing it over the horizon each day, symbolizing renewal and resurrection. Here is a photo showing one of many of the … Read More

Cycle of the Seasons on the River

January 12, 201520K gold, 24k gold, diamonds, necklace

Cycle of the Seasons on the River In the north, every season is dramatic and uniquely beautiful, flowing together seamlessly. This necklace was inspired by my observation of the seasons transitioning into each other on the Fortymile River. The challenge was to abstract and distill my experience watching the river over many seasons into the … Read More