My passion for jewelry making began in the summer of 2004. As a sophomore in high school, I wanted a creative outlet to play, explore and bring little bouts of joy to people's faces when they see handmade goodies. I'm entirely self taught, and draw inspiration from current trends, utilizing a wide range of techniques. As with the changing seasons, my work is always evolving as I learn and grow.
He Qi Naturals was created when I developed an awareness of the harmful ingredients used in common modern personal care products. I have spent countless hours educating myself about the natural healing properties of botanicals and have created original formulations from scratch of effective, pampering goodies to share with you.
I work full time as an engineer in the medical device industry and apply engineering and quality minded processes to jewel crafting. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking (and eating), hanging out with my kitties and doing obstacle races (Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, etc.) to keep my fitness goals on track.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch with me if you have any questions!