While Clifton was still pursuing his undergraduate studies at Purdue University, he took a metals design class.

 Since the, jewelry design has been hi consuming passion. In 1967, he completed a Master of Arts degree in jewelry and metal design with a minor in weaving from Purdue. His jewelry designs were notable even in college. Entering many museum show and competition, he often competed against his own instructors and won.

 His early work appeared in the Museum of Contemporary Crafts in New York City and in Craft Horizons Magazine.

One-of-a-Kind Necklace

Carved Rose Quartz Fish, Pearl Seaweed, Fossil Snail, Plume Agate and Faceted Rose Quartz

4 1/2" x 2 1/2"