Recycled metals, sustainable, locally sourced materials are used whenever possible.

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When I started metal smithing, it felt like I took the tools out of my back pocket. It felt right. Clearly this was something I was meant to do—all the time. I was using my grandparents’ story of survival for a paper in a university class on the Holocaust and Genocide, when my grandfather started giving me his tools….

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Fine Art from the Holy Land at Congregation Beth Israel Judea

Tzedakah (defined in Hebrew as justice, secular meaning – charity) is an important part of ‘living’ and ‘engaging’ in Torah, rather than just reading about it in a book.  Each of us has unique gifts that we can give to the world.  Whether it be volunteering your time, giving money, sharing helpful ideas, getting dirty and giving your elbow grease,…


Art therapy for you and me: New one-of-a-kind pendants

Will custom, beautiful, meaningful jewelry make a difference in your day?  Will it bring you warm feelings of support and love from a kindred spirit?  Will it bring healing to you to know that you have supported the unique hand made work of a local metal artist?  My goal in creating these pieces, is to create connections through beauty that…


Vote, Give, Receive….

Use Coupon Code: ‘ivoted’ now through Tuesday, November 6, 2018 and I will donate 18% of gross online sales to the terror victims of Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh Shop Tree of Life Now more than ever, your help is needed for: “Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness“! This work brings Judaism to a wider audience. Your next…


Special Bat-Mitzvah Jewelry and Metal Art for your Upcoming Simcha

As the time approaches to celebrate the coming of age of your daughter, some families choose to commemorate the occasion with custom jewelry and metal art.  Instead of corsages or yarmulkes, what could be more long-lasting and elegant than beautiful and meaningful jewelry? With enough lead time (4-6 weeks), I can create a number of beautiful and elegant pieces that…


Repairing Helen Burke’s URJ Camp Newman Ark with Rhonda Kap

Helen Burke (Z”L) created this Torah Ark as part of her work with the campers at URJ Camp Swig and Camp Newman.  Known as the “Little Ambassador”  this ark would ride on the back of trucks all over camp wherever they needed a Torah. It also went to URJ events to show people a glimpse of the bigger Torah Ark…

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