Say where are these new articles that I keep hearing about. The tips from
the jewelers bench area has the same old articles there and I see nothing
new. Help? Dave
Hi Dave, the article on the Polariscope and on minerals and crystal systems
are new. more coming soon.
Here’s an updated URL list to try:
Copy and Paste the URL (address line) into your browser or search engine to
go to the site.
Gemmology World-a superb site for gem information
(Hot links to metalworking sites)
An odd but interesting set of links.
A comercial page about laser burning of scanned photographic images onto
-The Colorburst links page- good links to resources
Reviews of gem/jewelry software, gem info, an interesting site
A very cool set of pages on Greek jewelry, includes historical technique
jewelry connections - dealers, sources etc)
Nerdworld - a cool connections place
United Artworks Pages, great set of links and other for arts
and crafts people.
Quite an impressive set of jewelry oriented links.
(store) (links to other places) Bus. links
DMS goldsmiths. Great section on basic jewelry making tools.
An archive of some of Peter Rowe’s answers to questions on Jewelry making
techniques. Good stuff.
Gemology and appraisal and software demo (the most
comprehensive gemmology software around).
(school for jewelry home page -a good example)
(TAFE NSW - J. Repair course info)
Rian de Jong: Dutch Art Jeweler
A very nice set of fast loading pages, lots of introductory technical
for jewelry making.
(garnet casting block book + pics)
Jim Binnion gives an excellent description of his own process for making
(tools + links)
Refractal Design, Inc., an interesting site
(gem book publishers: orders etc.)
(costume and supplies hot links site)
Great gem links, info on gems and gems for sale.
A nicely done body piercing jewelry catalog site. Not for the faint of heart.
A fairly definitive listing of body art links.
A body piercing site with explanations and links to related sites for those
who are interested
Raymond Gabriel, nice stones for sale, deals with arty shapes.
Jewelers of America site. good for consumers, a little smarmy
and sales-talk like, a little slow loading for my taste.
Jeanne’s corner. A personal home page in Norway with an eclectic set of
good links and some nice jewlery ones.
Check the chemicals you work with at this MSDS site.
Michael McCann’s Arts Safety and Hazards site.
A searchable, informative and reasonably good periodic table of the
elements (click on the element to get more
National Jewelry Magazine home page, good gem links (recomendation from
Roger Golden’s bookmarks. A gigantic list of links on all kinds of subjects.
An interesting site for its gemology links and
The Bonny Doon Press company pages.
Creativity Connection, sources for arts/crafts/crafters, links and more.
A cool new connection service (still for free) to find individuals and
An excellent gemology course and info site. Don’t miss this one if you are
The Tyler School of Art Jewelry/metals Program CADCAM site, hints of the
future for metalsmiths.
The Society of American Silversmiths (SAS), excellent info, artisan
gallery, links, the only workshops listing around for metals,
exhibitions,l articles, various services.A major site for
A listing of metals workshops coming up in the US, where, when, who’s teaching.
(It’s about time someone did this!)
Boy the SAS’s Jeffrey Herman is doing a lot of things right. A great metals
sources page (some of my contributions too)
A new and used machinery links site, industrially oriented by interesting-a
machinery newsgroup too.
British Jewellery site, growing and expanding. Has a mailing list to belong to.
Michael Spencer’s home page, blacksmithing and lots of science, HTML links
Angel Swords, a swordsmithing company page-interesting and not run of the mill.
IndustryNet, a place of industrial supplier listings, news, surplus
A site for artists and craftspeople to advertise free, lists of suppliers
Bronze casting and metalsmithing site: lots of very good Also
a really strong metal oriented links page and lots of book sources.
Another bronze casting link, how to build a small foundry and ‘an evening
doing a casting’.
What must be one of the most comprehensive scientific metals and metallurgy
links pages around.
Gem Zone, a gems, tools and equipment seller.
An arts links page. Check out the Arts Links site in Staffordshire too.
An interesting site for a art jeweller’s graduating show from the Cranbrook
Academy of Art
The ArtMetal Project-a must visit for metals people.
Thomas Register, a great service and company finding site.
The Metal Web News, an essential visit for metals folks. Check the metal
Machine tool use page, an example of a link from the Metal Web News.
The Gemological Institute of America site-very comercial but interesting.
The metal finishing folks home page, lots of links concerning metal finishing
Abrasha’s page, contemporary jeweler. Excellent, innovative work. Check out
the Picasso confession on it.
This is just an all-around interesting set of pages and links, lots of
Brain Press collaborative web site with Ganoksin.com. It has an excellent
notes, jewelers tips and tricks section and about 250 pages of my writing
on metalsmithing that you can download and share - as long as you don’t
make money on it.
Titanium industries reference site.
Rio Grande tool company site. Extensive tips and descriptions section (and
yes they are trying to sell you tools)
The Crafts Report Magazine site-good stuff for networking.
Metals FAQ with lots of info.
Associate Jewelers, links, trade info on jewelry, gemology info
Art apprenticeship links, classes and course in art.
The Guild home page, art/crafts source books, comercial services.
I buy the ‘Gallery’ editions to see whats happening in the field.
The art Deadlines list-good for competitions, exhibitions etc.
A jewelers bibliography, descriptions and comments on a number of jewelry
books. An interesting page.
a project report on the use of lasers for production goldsmithing and
decoratively working precious metals
A jewelers bibliography, not annotated but contains over 280 titles
distilled from numerous librarians and other bibliographies as the
librarians ‘best of the best’.
Florida Society of Goldsmiths site. Nicely done with lots of metals
An interesting story about jewelers marketing using CDROM technology.
See Jane Draw. A really nice site for metals/jewelry folks. Not to be missed.
The rec.crafts.jewelry FAQ site-questions and answers on metals and gems.
A personal site, good links to CADCAM and rapid prototyping sites.
Jewerly Source Site. Links to articles page.
Cybermall page for ‘Cheap Thrills in the Tool Shop’
Box 1624, Ste M
Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2L7