Patrick received his BA in Fine Art. He spent the next next 25 years successfully running the family business. He remained active in the arts. In 1994 Patrick co-founded “You Gotta Have Art”, a youth oriented arts program through the boys and Girls Club in Brea. After leaving the family business, Patrick returned to his passion of art by making jewelry. He has won numerous awards for his original designs. Patrick was recently featured in Coast Magazine for his work that incorporates beach glass and found objects into his work, focusing on using recycled materials. Patrick currently teaches jewelry at Orange Coast College and private and group classes out of his studio.
Christine has a background in fashion. She began modeling and remained active in arts and fashion through acting, fashion groups, and charity events. She is an entrepreneur who had her own catering company and then discovered jewelry design. When she found jewelry she knew she was hooked. She has a creative eye and enjoys the process of designing. Christine is also an avid knitter and felter. Christine enjoys the challenge of a tricky pattern, a new design and the process of creating original pieces of art. Her newest venture is hand painting silk scarves and accessories. She is a designer for Fashwand. Christine teaches jewelry making at Orange Coast College and private and group classes at her studio.