Unlike many artists, most of my art is made for the simple joy of the creative process. While I'm certainly inspired by everything I see, I'm not very deep - my jewely is not talismanic, carries no special meaning or message. After trying to make things I hoped people would buy, I have decided to just make what I like, and see who else does too. Anything with a hole in it is a bead; If you can poke a needle or a wire into something, you can put beads on it; the more sparkle or rust, the better; never throw away old jewelry, beads, ephemera, wire, ribbon, fabric, leather or tools. Oh yeah, I also love wire, metalsmithing, polymer clay, resin and fabric....and food.