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Sculpture is my language ~ yet with the assistance of my partner and wife, Colette, I am pleased to offer you some of my thoughts about my creative process.

 

A Gemstone More Rare Than A Ruby -

Dear Collector Friend,

Backstory Rubellite gemstones are a deep-red variety of Tourmaline. They transcend from dark pinks to red shades with medium to dark tones. Stones like this remind us of the crisp, crimson colours of the leaves. For the winter season, we wanted to highlight the multi-faceted, highly prized and rare, Rubellite…

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The Chameleon of Gemstones -

Dear Collector Friend,

  Tourmaline, one of October’s birthstones is curiously colourful and has earned a devoted following in the gemological world. Combining a bit of a mysterious backstory, with some mesmerizing colours, this gemstone species also has some rather quirky properties. Whether you have a penchant for avocado greens, flaming reds, or deep…

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One Of The Precious Four -

Dear Collector Friend,

  As summer winds down and we return to the busy fall routine outside my studio, the ground is quietly littered with rust-toned leaves, the lush greenery of summer slowly falling away. Everyday I carve and sculpt pieces from the Earth, and as you may know by now, my specialty is…

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The Month of the Moonstone -

Dear Collector Friend,

Of all the magnificent gemstones to date and many that display rare optical phenomena, the moontstone was a particular favourite of the Victorian and Art Nouveau jewellers, which experienced a comeback in the 1960’s. Moonstones are beautiful gems that have a history of spirituality, the name alone suggests magic and exclusive connection…

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The Month Of Citrine -

Dear Collector Friend,

  Do you enjoy the bright and vibrant colours of summer? If so, you are not alone and perhaps you can sense the buzz of life outdoors within the city or in a more tranquil setting.  With the endless season of rain behind us for now in Vancouver, one must…

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