Flemington, NJ. USA
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I am a self-taught jeweler and enamelist.
Growing up in an artistic family, I had strong support for my
creativity and an ample supply of modeling clay, paper and paints.
Spending years exploring the woods and my parents’ garden, I
developed a keen appreciation for the incredible diversity of
I was born in Russia, grew up near Moscow and received a Ph. D. in
Biological Sciences (Moscow State University, School of Biology,
Since coming to the US in 1993, I lived in several states, worked at
the University of Chicago, at a biotech company in Connecticut and
for a pharmaceutical company in New Jersey.
During my career as a research scientist, I always pursued my
passion for creating beautiful objects. I took classes in ceramics,
metal work, enameling, Precious Metal Clay and Jewelry Design.
In 2012, I opened Small Joys Studio, LLC in Flemington, NJ where I
create one-of-a-kind and limited edition pieces in metal, enamels,
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