My very first experiment (after taking several classes) was one involving fusing metals to create a design. I got the idea from one of the books I found early on. Getting Started Making Metal Jewelry by Mark Lareau. FYI, this is a great beginners book for those interested in metals. Mark suggested fusing several scraps of sterling onto a backing. I tried this and created my very own Picasso-esk piece. Cool! This process has become a mainstay in my design process... I experiment constantly and am always amazed at the twists and turns the piece takes before the final … Continue Reading
After I purchased my first piece of jewelry from Alene…I was hooked. Her craftsmanship, detail and creativity is above and beyond. I will always look to her for gift ideas, and of course, treasures for myself too. Thanks for sharing your talent with us.