VALERIE MAUKSCH, jewelry, at the Blue Moose Art Gallery

VALERIE MAUKSCH, jeweler, at the Blue Moose Art Gallery

Valerie has always loved jewelry. It just took her a while to realize she could create her own! For the last 12 years, Valerie has been using diverse materials to design unique pieces. When creating jewelry, she gets into an innovative rhythm where ideas flow and enthusiasm expands. She describes a feeling of joyful accomplishment when she beholds a finished piece. Valerie's professional experience as a counseling consultant contributes to her ability to design custom items that speak to what a person requests. Having someone appreciate and wear her jewelry is a tremendous personal achievement for Valerie.

“Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.” Bo Bennett