I was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin and started jewelry making in junior high and made it my profession during my 20's.
I was born and raised in Germany. In 1986 my family moved to the United States. Since an early age, I can remember going into jewelry stores and checking out the treasures earth has to offer. On one of those adventures I met Mark.
Valentine was the senior member of our staff. She was an important part of the Clodius & Co Family from the beginning. She passed away recently, but will always occupy a warm place in our hearts.
I graduated from Gemological Institute of America (GIA) as a Gemologist in 2006.
I have worked at Clodius & Co. part-time for three years and just recently joined the team full time.
I was born in Rockford and lived here all my life while raising my five children ranging in ages from 33 to 41 years.
I was born and raised in Germany, where I met Anthony. I've been married to Anthony for 41 years and raised two lovely daughters.
I began working as a bench jeweler in 1991, specializing in gold and platinum fabrication, stone setting of diamonds and colored gemstones, wax carving and assembly of jewelry…
As a Rockford native, I began my involvement in the jewelry industry in 1998.
Having grown up near Madison, Wisconsin, I have lived my entire life in the Midwest, specifically southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.