Barbara has been making fine jewelry since 1976. She has experience in production work, diamond setting, repairs, teaching, and custom work.
2011 – Present Etsy Store
2011 – 2015 Advanced Metal Clay Classes with Hadar Jacobson in Berkley, CA
2010 – 2015 Gathering of the Guilds Annual Show in Portland, OR
2009 PMC Certification. Passed Rio Grande PMC level I certification for teaching precious metal clay (PMC)
2008 – Present Artisans of Metal and Thread Storefront
2004 – 2009 Bodacious Beads, Hillsboro, OR. Taught classes ranging from basic soldering to producing custom pieces.
1994 – Present Member of Creative Metal Arts Guild, Portland Oregon (CMAG)
1992 – 1985 Brookfield School, South Norwalk, CT. Offered classes in basic soldering and metal fabrication.
1985 – 1992 Jose Grants, Stamford CT.,Making Fine Jewelry
1982 – 1984 Artifacts, Willamette, IL., Production jewelry.
1985 – 1978 Beverly Arts Center and North Short Art League, Chicago, IL. Taught metalsmithing.
1976 – 1982 Peggy Robinson’s Designs, Chicago, IL. Design, Diamond setting, buying, custom work.