Molte Grazie

Thank you greetings from Italy!

Last week, I received an order for six custom origami crane earrings from a customer in Italy. She wanted her earrings made with gold instead of silver findings, and I happily obliged her. Continue reading “Molte Grazie”


How the Japanese concept of “wabi-sabi” (侘寂) is reflected on the door to my studio and in my artwork.

When the painter finished painting our studio, we discovered that he had left off the handle to our exterior door. In fact, he hadn’t even painted it to match. We decided to reattach it without painting it in celebration of the Japanese aesthetic known as “wabi-sabi.”  Continue reading “Wabi-Sabi”