About the Artist
A native of Wisconsin, Kelle Bates has made Palm Desert, California her home. She began designing metal clay jewelry in 2006, following a successful career as a graphic designer.
Every piece she creates is meticulously handcrafted and shows her true passion for jewelry design.
After earning her Level 3 PMC Artisan Certificate, Kelle continues to pursue her goal of becoming a metal clay instructor here in the valley.