October 29, 2018

My studio finally feels complete now that my torch is back up and running. It took a while, mostly due to pure procrastination. I've been wrapped up with getting back into the groove of teaching yoga,...

October 29, 2018

The deck is done! I’ve never built anything like this solo before, and despite a few cosmetic flaws, I’m really proud of this space. 

I’ve already held several classes out on the deck and it’s been so e...

September 4, 2018

Lots of big yoga related announcements! We're settled into our new home here in Sunnyvale, CA. My jewelry studio is 1/2 assembled: without a torch my technical abilities are limited. Regulators are an...

May 10, 2018

Back to bench work! I’ve got a big batch of earrings coming up next, along with some pendants and rings to match. These will be available at both Patchwork Santa Ana later this month, and Handcrafted L...

April 20, 2018

I’m especially pleased to announce two more show dates coming up this spring. Salayi Designs will be at Patchwork  in Santa Ana on May 27, and Long Beach on June 10.

I applied to patchwork two years a...

March 11, 2018

My next show is right around the corner! Meet me in Pasadena at the Jackalope Art Fair! I'm busy finishing up new work for the show, and will have some big project announcements soon, so check back for...

December 3, 2017

These are ready to ship out as a Christmas gift, and I hope they will be well loved and much worn. 

If you’d like a pair of your very own, check out my Etsy shop or contact me about a custom design for...

November 25, 2017

Looking for some jewelry? Check out my Etsy shop , I’m adding new pieces daily! 

November 16, 2017

Check out these brand new pieces! Etched patterns on sterling silver balance out bright red natural color and tourmaline slices. (Left to right: $120, $65, $95, $65)

These long earrings ($110) have 14k...

October 8, 2017

Etching is a really fun technique, and can be used on lots of metals including copper and silver. There are a few steps, but its pretty easy to do. 

Materials you need: 

Press and Peel paper (blue)

metal...

February 23, 2017

Check out the first link for a very brief intro, and the second for a quick walk through three meditation practices. 

September 23, 2016

Naïve, pregnant me though it would be totally manageable to get into the studio once the baby was born. I though he would be totally cool hanging out in a bassinet next to my bench while I got in some...

August 17, 2016

Before moving to California, I had an amazing job at Shar Music repairing string instruments. I inspected violins, violas and cellos as they arrived and repaired them in whatever way was needed. Finger...

August 17, 2016

I'm finally getting back to the studio! The baby is three and a half months old now, and life is just starting to get back to "normal". New normal, anyway. For the first few weeks just taking care of t...

April 19, 2016

It's been a little quite at the bench around here, with good reason. I've been working on a big project. 

For the past nine months, studio work has largely been set aside given the small but not negligi...

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