To me jewelry is more than a commodity or just an adornment. I want my art to tell a story, to evoke a memory, to mean something personal to the wearer. I like to think of my designs as not being static, but fluid and alive. It’s enjoyable to take part in every facet of this creative process. The whole range of activities from designing to crafting the metal and cutting and polishing gems is inspiring. It is an awesome thing to create art that reflects God's beautiful creation. I hope that my jewelry inspires respect and appreciation for these magnificent creatures. We are the stewards of God's creation after all. Finally, I thoroughly enjoy the personal connection I have with my customers. Some of my closest friends are customers, colleagues and students of mine. People before things!
Artisan Workshop , Thomas Tietze PO Box 68099 Portland, Oregon 97267