“My jewellery pieces embrace asymmetry and surface texture. They reflect my upbringing in the Southwestern US and my travels in Mexico and Guatemala.”
Jeannine has been a participant in both the Uxbridge Studio Tour and the Durham West Studio Tour. Her silver jewellery can be found in the Preston Gallery in Uxbridge, Ontario.
She has also donated a stunning silver cuff to the online auction organized to raise funds for the June Callwood Foundation.
As a student, Jeannine has taken jewellery courses at the Harbourfront Craft Studio in Toronto, the Idyllwild School of Art in Idyllwild, California and the Taos School of Metalsmithing and Design in Taos, New Mexico. This allowed her to study Hopi and Navajo silver fabrication techniques. Her work reflects her upbringing in the Southwestern United States as well as her travels in Mexico and Guatemala.
Always on the lookout for unusual stones, historic pieces of flotsam and jetsam, fossils, ancient beads, and shells collected from around the world, her gaze is constantly on the ground looking for discarded treasure to use in a bracelet, pendant, necklace or belt buckle.