Lorna discovered the pure joy of forming metal as a child, slipping a penny on a train track and waiting for the train to squish it into a flatted oval – worthless forevermore as currency, but now containing the power of a whole train.
After spending years in the software industry, researching color, brightness, and timing of light and how it affects living things, Lorna returned to her early fascination with the magic of gemstones and gemology. Lorna shifted focus to work with physical materials. Today, Lorna works primarily with copper, silver, gold and gemstones. Her fine art jewelry bridges traditional fabrication techniques and contemporary style to create modern treasures. Trained as a fine art painter, Lorna has recently incorporated enamels into her work.
Lorna’s work is designed and fabricated at her studio in Los Angeles, California.
University of Massachusetts, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Certificate in Design
CPAA Certified Pearl Specialist