Working at Randy Cooper’s, I had the opportunity to attend Conclave, an annual networking conference dedicated to ethics and continuing education in the jewelry industry. AGS is a top-notch organization and where studied the science and methodology of jewelry appraising. I’ll be re-joining AGS this year so I can continue feel it is so beneficial […]

Art is what is the thing that lights my soul on fire. It was always so fascinating to be in a classroom of students, everyone given the same assignment, and every single outcome rendered through a different aesthetic.  It’s even cooler when you take away the external direction and pull from your own experiences and […]

There are times in your life when you are surging forward with purpose and excitement.  There are also times when you’re going on auto-pilot.  It’s not good to be on auto-pilot for too long.  I get frustrated and bored without a challenge in front of me.  It’s the way I’m wired.  I like to think. […]