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#1

Greetings!

I am please to highlight three more great supporters of the Ganoksin
Raffle. SIX lucky people will go home with some serious goodies.

It can happen to you, as it has happened to many who said, “but I
never win anything”. Imagine how surprised they were when they got
that phone call…:-))

Hanuman

The Orchid 2009 Raffle is officially here!

The total prizes value is 18,467.95 US$!
Click here to view the entire list of FANTASTIC Prizes!

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Help Ganoksin. Help Orchid. Purchase a Raffle ticket today.

Tickets are only $35!!
Support Orchid! Buy a ticket, or increase your chances, buy a few!

Remember:

  • Participation is open worldwide!
  • Only 1,000 Tickets issued!
  • Purchase a ticket today. It’s easy!


In Today’s Highlight:

Hill Management Consulting
Consulting and Coaching Support for Small Business Owners and
Entrepreneurs.
Value: $1,500

G-TEC Natural Gas Systems
TB-15 Torch Booster
Value: $1,100

RaceCar Jewelry
Molds production and consultation
Value: $500

Hill Management Consulting
http://www.hill-management.com

Consulting and Coaching Support for Small Business Owners and
Entrepreneurs.
Value $1,500

Hill Management Consulting is owned by Andrea M. Hill, who has spent
16 of her 26 years of professional experience as the President
and/or CEO of mid-sized corporations, and the balance as a senior
executive and consultant. She is an expert in planning and
development, marketing, brand management, operations consulting and
training workshops.

The winner of the Ganoksin Raffle would receive a one-on-one
consultation in all aspects of your jewelry, gem, education or
service oriented business. Think how your business would grow and
develop if you had this chance to talk with an expert, or if you win
this prize, a friend or colleague that would benefit from Andrea
Hill’s vast experience.

Ganoksin is proud to have Hill-Management offer their services to
help support our raffle.

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

G-TEC Natural Gas Systems
http://www.safe-t-gas.com

TB-15 Torch Booster
Value - $1,100

TB-15 Torch Booster boosts elevates utility natural gas pressure for
superior bench torch work. With clean, high-pressure natural gas
your torch will work better and even melt platinum quickly. Safe for
use in your home studio - quiet, simple operation. Simply turn the
Torch Booster on and get all the natural gas you need - no more
empty cylinders to replace or refill. TB-15 connects to a 1/2" gas
pipe and uses standard 120V 15 amp power. Standard output pressure
is 25 psi - use a regulator (not included) to set pressure between
1-25 psi. call 1-800-451-8294 for more

Thank you G-TEC Natural Gas Systems for offering the Torch Booster
to support the Ganoksin raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Racecar Jewelry
http://racecarjewelry.com

Molds production and consultation
Value - $500

One of the finest casting and finishing companies in America, Racecar
Jewelry can deliver a one of a kind creation or a full production
line in the thousands. From model to a finished piece of jewelry in
the box, Racecar can deliver. They are more than just a casting
house, they specialize in educating the artist to make the most of
their production line.

Dan Grandi, the owner of Racecar Jewelry is also an incredible
teacher. The lucky winner of the Ganoksin Raffle will win

  1. 2 Standard size heat cured silicone Molds (requires your metal
    model for molding purposes)

2 hours Consultation with Daniel Grandi by phone or at our factory
on how to design your jewelry models for ease of production and cost
efficiency. Designing jewelry for production requires an
understanding of model making, mold making and finishing techniques.

Daniel and his staff at RaceCar Jewelry Co. can help you understand
the many different manufacturing processes used to produce your
jewelry and make it easy for you to get your products and designs
made. RaceCar Jewelry does finished products as well as raw castings
for many designers, Jewelers, Stores Students, schools and
individuals. This includes model making, molding, casting in many
metals, assembly, soldering, finishing, plating and 2 part colored
enamel. We CAN get your products done !

Thank you Dan Grandi at Racecar Jewelry for your kind support.

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Win the tools and equipment you really want!

This is your chance to win some amazing prizes!!

The total for prizes value is $18,467.95

Incredible Prizes and SIX winners!

Click here to view the entire list of FANTASTIC Prizes!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Tickets are only $35!! Support Orchid! Buy a ticket, or increase
your chances, buy a few!

Simply point your browser to
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm


#2

Greetings!

It is my pleasure to highlight four more of our distinctive
supporters and describe their special donations and a little about
each of them.

SIX lucky people will go home with some serious goodies.

It can happen to you, as it has happened to many who said, “but I
never win anything”. Imagine how surprised they were when they got
that phone call…:-))

Hanuman

The Orchid 2009 Raffle is officially here!

The total prizes value is 18,467.95 US$!
Click here to view the entire list of FANTASTIC Prizes!

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Help Ganoksin. Help Orchid. Purchase a Raffle ticket today.

Tickets are only $35!!
Support Orchid! Buy a ticket, or increase your chances, buy a few!

Remember:

  • Participation is open worldwide!
  • Only 1,000 Tickets issued!
  • Purchase a ticket today. It’s easy!


In Today’s Highlight:

Durston Rolling Mills
D2 130 double rolling mill
Value: $1,750

Rio Grande
Gift certificate
Value: $1,000

Swanstrom USA
Swanstrom pliers set
Value: $300

Foredom
K.TX300 Jewelers Kit
Value: $359

Durston Rolling Mills
http://www.durston.co.uk

D2 130 double rolling mill
Value: $1,750

Durston Rolling Mills are proud to be the foremost manufacturer of
rolling mills. They are recognized throughout the world for their
reliability, robust construction, high quality, high specifications
and fine finish. This year in Tucson we are excited about
introducing our new range of high tech modern low cost power rolling
mills along with our new manual models. What sets Durston apart from
other companies? Their commitment to quality, even assisting others
with a competitors product which proves their dedication to customer
service. One lucky person will win one of these quality rolling
mills which will last them a lifetime of use and customer service.

D2 130 double rolling mill - Durston’s new power mills. tHE new
bench top power mills have cast iron bases, cast iron gearbox with
powerful motors and of course the standard one piece cast iron mill
frame incorporating our high quality steel rolls which run in heavy
duty roller bearings. All include the new safety features of the
emergency stop button, safety bars at front and rear and guards
covering the extension rollers at the end of the mills. Easy to use
control featuring forward and reverse. Also, a further 2 buttons to
easily increase or decrease roll speed.

Thank you Durston Rolling Mills for your generous donation to the
Ganoksin

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Rio Grande
http://www.riogrande.com

Gift Certificate
Value: $1,000

For 60 years and counting, serving every need of jewelry-makers the
world over.

Rio Grande, of the world’s largest suppliers to the jewelry
industry. provides displays, packaging, components, tools, equipment
and to every facet of the industry.

This gift certificate is perfect for outfitting your bench, the
winner of this prize can let their fingers do the walking through
the Rio Grande’s tools Catalog! This generous gift certificate will
allow you to pick up a new set of files, burs, or any goody to
outfit your studio.

Thank you Rio Grande for your generous donation to the Ganoksin

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Swanstrom USA
http://www.swanstromtools.com

Swanstrom pliers set
Value: $300

Swanstrom is the exclusive distributor of high quality pliers for Rio
Grande Tool and Supply. The winner will collect their pliers directly
from Rio Grande. Swanstrom has generously donated 3 sets of pliers
and nippers adding flexibility and ergonomic ease for all your
jewelry needs at the bench.

Swanstrom Tools manufactures technically advanced electronic cutters
and pliers, forged from high chromium, high carbon alloy steel -
hardenable to 65 HRC. This very wear-resistant steel and our unique
proprietary heat treating process with computer controlled induction
edge hardening maximize tool life. Precision finishing to your
requirements makes Swanstrom tools truly superior.

Quality is meeting customers’ requirements. Customers who invest in
super ergonomic tools realize the value of operator comfort, ease of
cut, low cost per cut, ergonomics, reduced cost of rework, and
longer tool life through serviceability.

Thank you Swanstrom for your generous donation to the Ganoksin
Raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Foredom
http://www.foredom.com

K.TX300 Jewelers Kit
Value: $359

Established in 1922, The Foredom Electric Co. of Bethel, CT, has
maintained continuous manufacturing operations in Connecticut since
1955. Foredom is the leading manufacturer of flexible shaft rotary
power tools in the world. From its flagship line of flex shaft
machines, to specialized motors, handpieces and bench top
attachments and accessories, Foredom tools set the standard in
quality, power and performance.

Foredom is one of four manufacturing divisions of Blackstone
Industries, Inc. The other divisions are Olson Saw (band and scroll
saw blades), Zona Tool (razor saws and other hobby tools), and EFC
(plastic finishing equipment).

Tool Kits contain everything you need to get to work. They take the
guesswork out of product selection, offer the best value, and
feature the most dependable and popular tool combinations for
specific applications. The motor and control carry a two year
warranty.

Kit includes TX motor, No. 30 Handpiece, TXR Control, new and
upgraded No. 11 Jewelers Accessory Kit, CK-0 chuck Key with plastic
handle, Motor brushes and Grease.

Thank you Fordeom for your generous donation to the Ganoksin Raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Win the tools and equipment you really want!

This is your chance to win some amazing prizes!!

The total for prizes value is $18,467.95

Incredible Prizes and SIX winners!

Click here to view the entire list of FANTASTIC Prizes!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Tickets are only $35!! Support Orchid! Buy a ticket, or increase
your chances, buy a few!

Simply point your browser to
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm


#3

Greetings!

It is my pleasure to highlight four more of our distinctive
supporters and describe their special donations and a little about
each of them.

SIX lucky people will go home with some serious goodies.

It can happen to you, as it has happened to many who said, “but I
never win anything”. Imagine how surprised they were when they got
that phone call…:-))

Hanuman

The Orchid 2009 Raffle is officially here!

The total prizes value is 18,467.95 US$!
Click here to view the entire list of FANTASTIC Prizes!

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Help Ganoksin. Help Orchid. Purchase a Raffle ticket today.

Tickets are only $35!!
Support Orchid! Buy a ticket, or increase your chances, buy a few!

Remember:

  • Participation is open worldwide!
  • Only 1,000 Tickets issued!
  • Purchase a ticket today. It’s easy!


In Today’s Highlight:

Reactive Metals
Gift Certificate
Value: $300

Fretz Design Tools
Set of precisionsmith hammers
Value: $300

Brain Press
Unique compilation of Charles Letwon-Brian writings
Value: $300

Charles Letwon-Brian
One of a kind jewelry piece
Value: $400

Reactive Metals

Gift Certificate
Value: $300

Reactive Metals is offering a $300 gift certificate for virtually
anything in their catalog! From Mokume-gane to an anodizing machine,
the winner of this amazing prize can go on a shopping spree from
anything in their catalog to make your creations in eye catching
color.

Reactive Metals Studio was established in Lawrence, Kansas in 1981 by
Bill Seeley. It was the fruition of two years research into the
reactive metals. University of Kansas facilities in Art, Electrical
Engineering and Aerospace Engineering were employed during the
investigation. The final product of that inquiry was the publication
of his MFA thesis, “Studio Preparation and Coloring of Titanium.”

The introduction of titanium to the jewelry world had occurred a few
years earlier in the United Kingdom. There, the rainbow colored
jewelry was a short rage. Even here in the U.S. it splurged for a
short time in the fashion markets and then all but disappeared from
the production jewelry trade.

Bill and RMS took this medium in another direction. His work and
teaching had brought him to the realization that this was an
entirely new medium. Here was a new material for the creative mind
to manipulate. His studies had shown that niobium and titanium could
be formed, engraved, spun and even repouss=E9d. All this with the
added enrichment of color. Anodizing could provide rich and subtle
color to the ancient techniques of metalsmithing.

Today when you call us, you’ll be greeted on the phone by Michele or
Deborah to take your order or answer your questions. If you need
additional technical assistance, Bill and Stephanie will be glad to
help you.

Tool Free order line: 1-800-876-3434

Thank you Reactive Metals for your generous donation to the Ganoksin
raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Fretz Design Tools
http://www.fretzdesign.com/tools/index.html

Set of precisionsmith hammers
Value: $300

Set of 6 Precisionsmith Hammers in 420 stainless steel and padauk
wood handles.

Bill Fretz is a unique goldsmith, who is not only a master at
fabrication in making beautiful jewelry, but also a creative and
talented jewelry tool designer.

Four years ago, he took the jewelry industry by storm, creating
miniature raising stakes for making small scale vessels and rings.
But William Fretz didn’t just stop there, he also made a set of
beautiful high quality hammers which are stunning, easy to hold and
ergonomically comfortable. He is offering a set of these beautiful
hammers as a prize for the Ganoksin Raffle.

The winner will have a chance to hold and use these amazing hammers
for any of their raising or fabrication needs.

Thank you Fretz Design Tools for your generous donation to the
Ganoksin raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Brain Press
http://www.brainpress.com/

Unique compilation of Charles Letwon-Brian writings
Value: $300

Brain Press publishes and sells the results of Charles
Lewton-Brain’s research in the form of books CD’s and videos, usually
on metalworking and goldsmithing as well as workshop safety and
jewelry photography. He concentrates on specialized, professional
level, excellent relating to metalsmithing and jewelry
making. We are committed to making quality available for
self education and the development of our field.

Brain Press offers a unique one of kind unique compilation of Charles
Lewton-Brain writings

Thank you Brain Press for your generous donation to the Ganoksin
Raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Charles Letwon-Brian
http://www.brainpress.com/LewtonBrain.html

One of a kind jewelry piece
Value: $400

“Long Pin”, turned on a lathe, constructed, steel, brass, 24k gold
electroformed.

View Image: http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09/longpin-big.jpg

Master goldsmith Charles Lewton-Brain trained, studied and worked in
Germany, Canada and the United States to learn the skills he uses.
His work is concerned with Process and with Beauty as well as
function. Much of it uses a ‘printmaking’ approach to working metal,
that is that the work is done in separate steps in groups building
towards the finished piece. His work and writing on the results of
his technical research has been published internationally.

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Win the tools and equipment you really want!

This is your chance to win some amazing prizes!!

The total for prizes value is $18,467.95

Incredible Prizes and SIX winners!

Click here to view the entire list of FANTASTIC Prizes!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Tickets are only $35!! Support Orchid! Buy a ticket, or increase
your chances, buy a few!

Simply point your browser to
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm


#4

Greetings!

It is my pleasure to highlight four more of our distinctive
supporters and describe their special donations and a little about
each of them.

SIX lucky people will go home with some serious goodies. The list is
extensive. There is something for everyone. The Grand Prize winners
will be drawn on March 30, 2009.

It can happen to you, as it has happened to many who said, “but I
never win anything”. Imagine how surprised they were when they got
that phone call…:-))

Hanuman

The Orchid 2009 Raffle is ending soon! Don’t miss out!

The total prizes value is 18,467.95 US$! Click here to view the
entire list of FANTASTIC Prizes!

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Help Ganoksin. Help Orchid. Purchase a Raffle ticket today.

Tickets are only $35!!
Support Orchid! Buy a ticket, or increase your chances, buy a few!

Remember:

  • Participation is open worldwide!
  • Only 1,000 Tickets issued!
  • Purchase a ticket today. It’s easy!


In Today’s Highlight:

Jay Whaley Studios
1 to 3 days workshop
Value: $300

Bejeweled Software
JewelryDesignerManager Deluxe
Value: $259.95

Brynmorgen Press
Gift Certificate
Value: $200

Jay Whaley Studios
http://www.whaleystudios.com

1 to 3 days workshop
Value: $300

With over 30 years of jewelry-making experience behind him, and as
head of the jewelry making department at the University of
California in San Diego, Jay Whaley is proficient at hand-crafting
many exquisite pieces in precious metals. He excels at teaching
others to make their own sophisticated pieces in precious metals.

Jay’s most popular workshop shows couples how to make their own
wedding or commitment bands in gold, silver, or platinum. Another of
his popular workshops teaches how to use a rolling mill and
drawplates to hand-make wire and sheet stock for fabrication.

The winner will be entitled to participate in one of any of Jay’s
workshops; rolling mill, wax carving, pouring ingots, etc.

Thank you Jay Whaley Studios for your generous donation to the
Ganoksin raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Bejeweled Software
http://www.jewelrydesignermanager.com

JewelryDesignerManager Deluxe
Value: $259.95

Since 2001 Jewelry Designer Manager™ has been the Premier software
program for jewelry designers and crafters all over the world.

This easy-to-use software program lets you keep track of parts,
vendors, calculate costs and pricing, create bills of material,
print invoices, price lists, catalogs and more. Jewelry Designer
Manager will help you get organized and run your business more
efficiently so you can spend more time making jewelry.

Powerful organizational features make this indispensible software
product a valuable investment and an essential tool for increasing
jewelry sales success!

Customer satisfaction and quality Technical Support is a number one
priority. We offer telephone, email and remote support in a timely
manner.

Thank you Bejeweled Software for your generous donation to the
Ganoksin raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Brynmorgen Press
http://www.brynmorgen.com

Gift Certificate
Value: $200

Tim McCreight started Brynmorgen Press in 1985 to provide practical,
high quality textbooks on metalworking and design.

Brynmorgen Press offers a $200 gift certificate for books or DVDs.

Thank you Brynmorgen Press for your generous donation to the
Ganoksin Raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Win the tools and equipment you really want!

This is your chance to win some amazing prizes!!

The total for prizes value is $18,467.95

Incredible Prizes and SIX winners!

Click here to view the entire list of FANTASTIC Prizes!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Tickets are only $35!! Support Orchid! Buy a ticket, or increase your
chances, buy a few!

Simply point your browser to
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm


#5

Greetings!

It is my pleasure to highlight three more of our distinctive
supporters and describe their special donations and a little about
each of them.

SIX lucky people will go home with some serious goodies.

It can happen to you, as it has happened to many who said, “but I
never win anything”. Imagine how surprised they were when they got
that phone call…:-))

Hanuman

The Orchid 2009 Raffle is ending soon!

Only a Few Tickets left!!!..Don’t Miss Out!!!

Get your orchid raffle ticket today.

6 Lucky Winners Will Be Chosen on March 30th

Total prize package is $18,467.95 - Tickets are only $35
Click here to view the entire list of FANTASTIC Prizes!

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Help Ganoksin. Help Orchid. Purchase a Raffle ticket today.

Remember:

– Only a Few Tickets left!!! –

  • Participation is open worldwide!
  • Only 1,000 Tickets issued!
  • Purchase a ticket today. It’s easy!


In Today’s Highlight:

Chris Ploof Studios
One of a kind jewelry piece
Value: $1500

JewelerProfit
Geller’s Price Book Ver. 5.0
Value: $399

Beth Wicker
One week’s stay at a Condo right on the Beach in North Carolina!
Value: $1,000

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Chris Ploof Studios
http://www.chrisploof.com/

One of a kind jewelry piece
Value: $1500

Chris Ploof Studio beautiful custom made damascus lined with gold to
fit just your size!

Chris shares a studio in Massachusetts with his wife Sherry Ploof, a
glass artist. Here he designs and hand crafts several lines of
exclusive production jewelry, as well as many custom pieces. He has
taught metalsmithing and lectured at many schools and shows across
the United States

Thank you Chris Ploof Studios for your generous donation to the
Ganoksin raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

JewelerProfit
http://www.jewelerprofit.com/catalog/item/1753739/5285962.htm

Geller’s Price Book Ver. 5.0
Value: $399

Price Book Version 5.0 - This book will help you assess your jewelry
repair costs and help you come up with the right price for all your
repair and design jobs. It will put the power to make decisions on
jewelry repair costs in the hands of your employees freeing you up
to work on growing and strategizing new ways to grow your jewelry
business. This will result in a stronger more confident work
environment which will help customers feel more comfortable doing
business with your store.

Thank you JewelerProfit for your generous donation to the Ganoksin
raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Beth Wicker
http://www.bethwicker.com

One week’s stay at a Condo right on the Beach in North Carolina!
Value: $1,000

The condo is in Sand Dwellers II on Ocean Isle Beach, NC - near the
famous seafood capital of Calabash, and about 45 minutes from Myrtle
Beach. Airports to fly into would be either Myrtle Beach or
Wilmington. The Condo has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms; the master
bedroom has a queen bed; the other bedroom has a double and a bunk
bed with a double on the bottom and a single on top. The pool is
right in front of condo. The front porch looks out on the ocean,
rear porch overlooks the Intercoastal Waterway and the inlet between
Ocean Isle and Holden Beach. The Condo has floats, lawn chairs and
two bikes.

The Condo is available the first week in June. It is possible that
alternative dates are available but that is something you can work
out with Beth.

See picture: http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09/622140_1.jpg

Thank you Beth Wicker of Three Cats and a Dog Design Studio for your
generous donation to the Ganoksin raffle!

Buy a raffle Ticket and support Orchid!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Win the tools and equipment you really want!

This is your chance to win some amazing prizes!!

Total prize package is $18,467.95 - Tickets are only $35!

6 Lucky Winners Will Be Chosen on March 30th

Click here to view the entire list of FANTASTIC Prizes!
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm

Support Orchid! Buy a ticket, or increase your chances, buy a few!

Simply point your browser to
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-09.htm