Marlene discovered working in gold and silver in California and has been a successful studio jeweler for over 20 years. Her jewelry is a mixture of sleek contemporary designs and organic pieces incorporating pearls and colorful gemstones. The designs are influenced by the shapes of the pearls and stones and are often of an organic nature. Other designs are devoid of gem enhancement and reflect the undulating motion of the ocean's waves. Her work includes all types of ladies and men's jewelry including wedding bands, sophisticated pendants, bracelets, earrings and rings.