Career opening this spring for a experienced craftsperson skilled
in all phases of hand construction, casting and gem setting. We
are designer-goldsmiths and gemologists with twenty years in the
same location. We are looking for a creative person who enjoys a
challenge and takes pride in producing fine handcrafted jewelry.
Should have experience with and be able to work from sketches.
Successful applicant will work under direction of workship
supervisor doing mainly custom orders. We are not a repair or job
shop. R. W. Wise is a vertically integrated european style
workshop located in the beautiful Berkshire mountains of
Massachusetts just a mile from the Tanglewood Music Festival.
Lenox is a small historic New England town with an international
reputation and clientel. Nestled in the heart of the Berkshires,
Lenox is known for its culture, beauty and for its excellent public
school system. We have a busy retail business from July through
December and spend the rest of the year designing and producing
fine hand made pieces to stock our gallery. Richard W. Wise,
owner is an experienced bench worker, Graduate Gemologist and
internationally known writer who spends part of the winter
traveling to Africa, South America and Asia, doing research and
searching for rare His articles regularly appear in
major industry journals. R. W. Wise specializes in fine colored
We are a small shop looking for an experienced pro with
a flexible attitude. If you are an experienced journeyman bench
worker with at minimum three years experience or master craftsman
with good technical skills interested in a career practicing your
craft in a small town rural setting, call or send us your resume.
We offer a very competitive salary (commensurate with experience),
medical and retirement benefits. January 30, 1998
Please mail or fax your resume to Richard W. Wise at the above