Nancy is a retired nursing professor. She has an enthusiastic teacher, creative jewelry designer and values creative workmanship. Nancy and her daughter have been involved in lapidary and metalsmithing for many years. She has attended design and manufacturing workshops at William Holland and Western Kentucky University, as well as in Nashville, TN Atlanta, GA and Louisville, KY. Nancy has taught creative silversmithing in Nashville, TN Bowling Green Cadiz KY and at William Holland she is a member of the Middle Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society and Kyana Geological Society. She has taught silversmithing at Wildacres for the AFMS. As an active silversmith, she maintains a private workshop.