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I started making jewelry as a kid. I can't really remember the exact time, because my father's studio was right next to the house where I grew up. I would go out, and "work" making waxes for casting, forging, fold forming, or any one of a million things that he taught me to do.

The year I was born, my father (internationally recognized Mokume artist and author Steve Midgett) began to specialize in Mokume Gane jewelry and continues his fascination with patterned metals to this day. I grew up around Mokume and frequently used leftover bits laying around the shop to make pieces for my friends and myself. In high school, I became interested in ceramics, sculpture, and earthworks. I received a scholarship to go to the Savannah College of Art and Design. I graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Industrial Design in 2009. In 2012 my dad invited me to start a business with him to develop a ring making process for the patterned material he creates. The pieces you see here are the results of our labor.

Where to Buy

Work is not available for sale through the SNAG website. Please contact the artist directly to inquire about making a purchase.