For years [Suzanne] was a model in New York and then spent time in Los Angeles where she acted for several years. But at some point along the way, she realized that neither career was for her. With a business degree from UNC and plenty of metal arts classes including time at Parsons, she… packed up, moved to the North Carolina mountains, and began making jewelry for wholesale.
“Suzanne’s jewelry quickly became successful including being picked up by Sundance catalogues. Although business was booming, Suzanne began to feel that she was not furthering herself as an artist. So, she studied with a master jeweler and went back to retail.”
“Her pieces reflect her love of medieval iron and metal work shapes and textures softened through the use of colored stones and pearls. ‘O love how the perfect piece of jewelry makes someone feel. When their eyes light up, it’s magnificent!.’”