Alan Revere :
Ganoksin connected me to many colleagues whom I would never have met
Carrie Nunes :
It has connected me with the most talented and generous people. Made
one of my best friends through Orchid in the beginning and we have
traveled to visit one another through the years. It has given me
many teachers that have helped me solve technical problems with my
work. I read through the archives frequently. Even a post from many
years ago can solve a problem I am facing at my bench today. Some of
our members have passed over the years yet their contributions are
still there in the archives and I am so grateful. You can feel
isolated sometimes working on your own and Orchid gave me a
community if like minds. Thank you.
Teresa Masters :
Friendships and sharing. I know I have seen many of those years.
Best of all, meeting and knowing you.
Jane Walker :
Allan and Theresa both so right - and I’ll add the joy of finding
people so willing to help each other, and the sheer value of the
Mike Sabo :
Orchid is the one site I visit everyday. It is my morning ritual to
sit with my cup(s) of coffee and savor every word.
You see, I am self taught. In the Orchid world I am allowed to walk
among “giants”. I have learned an incredible amount here AND have
been encouraged to push the boundaries and my comfort level.
I too have “met” some incredible artists here. While unable to
"shake their hand" in the physical sense, they have inspired growth
and new levels of skill and understanding in my pursuit of the
Thank you one and all for this site. Without it I am not sure that I
would have expetienced the progress that I have seen in my work.
Joyce A. Thor :
Wow! Ganoksin is the first place I go when I have technique or
reference questions and began following a little over 15 years ago.
Isaac Kelly Aryeetey :
I am from Ghana, Ganoksin Projects have greatly impacted my life as a
goldsmith. I am most grateful for the good works of Ganoksin.
Adam Bartl :
Greatly, a huge sorce of and inspiration befor
adventuring my self in this career.