Alison is recognized by her trademark name of STELLAR JEWELS as a leading Sterling Silver Jewelry artist.
For over 20 years, Alison has specialized in creating limited edition jewelry designs for women and men. She uses Mixed Metals including Silver, Bronze and Steel. Stones include Topaz, Pearl, Moonstone, Amethyst and Larimar.
Additional components add to the process using Bronze overlay, Leather, Shells from all over the world, Bone carvings from Indonesia and highlighting other Semi-precious gems.
“The goal of my jewelry is to share creativity and beauty in all my pieces, bringing joy to those who wear them and those that appreciate looking at my work.”
The name STELLAR literally means “pertaining to stars”. ” A nighttime sky on a clear night is alive and vibrant. STELLAR which refers to “the best” translated in Hawaiian to mean, No Ka Oi, and that is what she strives for in her jewelry line. STELLAR also means “The Best” and that is what Alison strives for in her jewelry.
Alison holds a B.S. in Communications and a Minor in Theater Arts from Ithaca College, New York. She also has an Elementary School Teaching degree From San Francisco State and a certification in Personal Fitness Training. She has taken classes in Glass Fusing and Silver Smith as well as apprenticed under other jewelry designers. She inherited her interest in art from her mother who is a professional pastel and water color painter from Delaware.
Alison has presented her work at shows throughout the country including New York Gift Show, San Francisco Gift Show, Honolulu Gift Show, American Craft Retail Expo aka “ACRE”, Philadelphia Buyers of American Crafts aka “Rosen Show”