All artists and designers create a storyboard, a collage of imagery, a visual map which helps to inspire creations, guide the creative process and provide context to the origin of their designs.  For me, imagination is key to making the most inspired and intriguing necklaces.  

These were my influences when dreaming about Rosetta Stone for SS 2010...

Catherine Deneuve in YSL

A Vacant Paris Apartment
A Modern Romantic: Pearls, Tulle and Lace

The Bohemian Icon Talitha Getty

Morrocan slippers

The Great Escape - Sasha in Italian Vogue 

The light and dark of a Morrocan lantern shop