Jess has been a full-time metalsmith since 2006 and lives Palm Harbor FL. She graduated from the University of the Arts in 2006 with her BFA in jewelry and metalsmithing. After Jess graduated she worked as a goldsmith at a jewelry store in PA where she honed her craft and knowledge in commercial jewelry. In 2009 she moved to Florida and pursued her love for art jewelry. Jess is strongly influenced by the nature around her. Delicate floral forms can be seen throughout her work. She uses many different processes including enameling, stone setting and etching to create her unique one of a kind jewelry.