What inspired this collection?
Butterflies are an inspiring way of growth, they are wild and colorful, so honestly they just inspired me.
Tell us about yourself! What do you do outside of Gem Studio?
I graduated from the University of Utah in 2019 with recreational therapy and a minor of psychology. My passion is to work with people with disabilities, especially in the outdoors. I am also very passionate about trail running and have my own business called earth formations that is inspired by sustainability. So basically outside of the gemstudio im running around the mountains or creating more goodies.
What else are you passionate about?
THE EARTH and taking care of her.
What is currently playing on your Spotify?
Lots of Trevor Hall, Caamp, and a little bit of Kanye (:-?)
What do you want to manifest in your life over the next year?
Growth, Warm places, good music, good people, and as cheesy as it sounds, world peace
What is your favorite gem, and why?
BUMBLEE BEE JASPER, yellow and orange are the best colors. Also my horse's name is jasper so all sorts of jasper stones have a special place in my heart.
What is your favorite part of the silversmithing process?
Connecting the bezel to the sheet, watching that solder floowwwwww thooo