Awards

FireMountain Gems Jewelry Making Contests

2013: Finalist Seed Bead Bracelet Locomotion, Herringbone and Peyote stitches
2011: Bronze Medal Winner Crystallized Swarovski Elements; Accessories – Zing Ring, Bead Embellishment & RAW
2010: Bronze Medal Winner Crystallized Swarovski Elements; Earrings – Rain Chains, Stringing and wirework
2009: Bronze Medal Winner Crystallized Swarovski Elements; Earrings – Floral Teardrop, Stringing and wirework
2009: Finalist Crystallized Swarovski Elements; Bracelet – Black Elegance, Loom weaving

Other Contests

2016: Glass Craft & Bead Expo 2nd place; Fused Fantasy
2010: Softflex “Spotlight on Designer of the Month August 2010”; Rolling Ocean Waves
2010: Haute Couture Contest Entries #73; Transition to Flames, Cellini Spiral and freeform peyote
2010: Use the Muse IV Contest Entry; Turquoise Nugget Necklace, freeform peyote
2010: Steampunk Contest Entry; Airship Bon Voyage, Wirework and Softflex
2010: Steampunk Contest Entry; Cosmos Trip, Wirework and Softflex
2009: Haute Couture Contest Entries #7; Cirque d’chaux (Circus of Lime), Peyote and Wirework
2004: Alaska State Fair 3rd place; Purple Stargazer Basket, Circular Peyote
2003: Puget Sound Bead Festival (Beaded Inpirations) Tacoma WA 3rd place; Vintage Cameo, Seedbead work
2003: Puget Sound Bead Festival 3rd place Contemporary Beaded Jewelry; Deer skin amulet with gemstones
2002: National Beaded Quilt; Peyote stitch bead square in recognition of 911
1999: “Artigraw” Alaska Juried Bead Show; Harvest Moon, Bead embroidery brooch with story presented on leather

Publications

2012, 2013, 2014; Fire Mountain Gems Jewelry Making Catalogs showing examples of product use
2012: Mum Garden; Bead Trends. Octavo Media, LLC, Orem, Utah. March 2012, Pages 110-111
2012: Aqua Pearl; Bead Trends. Octavo Media, LLC, Orem, Utah. September 2012, pages 20-22

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