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Inverted and Hourglass Mandrels were recently added as Accessories to the original Conetastic™ concept, clever additions that allow the tool to work even harder for you.

The boxed Signature Series of Conetastic™ and Accessories are available for purchase exclusively in my store.

Personal Instruction & Events

Bead & Button Show 2016

This June, I will be presenting three classes, all sponsored by Beadalon®, at the 2016 Bead & Button Show in Milwaukee. My calendar has details.

ISGB Gathering

In July, the ISGB Gathering in New Orleans will feature my Big 8 Cone Bangle and Half-Round Wire Settings Workshops. See my calendar for details.

Video Instruction

My latest video for Beads, Baubles and Jewels is available for viewing now - watch the creation of hourglass cone shapes using a variety of wire types and colors for fabulous effects with beads and crystals. View this latest video and a sampling of other videos here.


Play Misty for Me

Lush Garden Necklaces display a palette of colors, textures, and shapes using vintage or contemporary themes.

View several of my other original creations on my design page and in the Gallery of Designs on the Fire Mountain Gems and Beads website.


Conetastic™ Signature Series, Kits and Instructions - all are available in my store.

My Finger Bling Rings Kit is featured in the 2015 issue of easy metal jewelry magazine and available for purchase from the Interweave store.