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Orchid Studio Outfit Raffle Announced


#1

Greetings Orchid!

We are pleased to announce this year’s Orchid Raffle in conjunction
with the Tucson Orchid Event in February.

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-05.htm

We are greatful with the support of Rio Grande in the past years to
jumpstart the Orchid Raffle. This year, our idea was to outfit a
studio. All of the tools and equipment are something that everyone
can use, from beginner, student to professional.

This year, many suppliers who have come together, donating tools and
equipment. The list is extensive, and there is something for
everybody who works in a studio or takes classes in a school.

The total value of the prizes is $7,215!

One Winner Takes All!!!

The winner will be drawn on the night of the Tucson Orchid Event
Dinner, Saturday, February 5, 2005

You don’t have to attend the Orchid dinner in order to participate
in the raffle!

We issued ONLY 200 raffle tickets at $35 apiece.

This is your chance to win these amazing prizes and Help to offset
the maintenance costs of Ganoksin which provide you with Orchid
every day.

Help Ganoksin. Help Orchid.

Purchase a ticket today. It’s easy!

Simply point your browser to

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-05.htm

                    The Prizes 

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-05.htm

Tools

~ Contenti Hardwood Jeweler’s Workbench
~ Bonny Doon Pedal Powered Saw
~ 3M Goodie Box
~ Foredom 1045 Micro Motor Kit
~ Foredom Series TX Flexible Shaft
~ GRS Benchmate
~ KARAT Jewelers Wire / Tube Draw Bench Jewelry Tool
~ Harris Multi-Stage Regulator
~ GRS Soldering Station
~ Original HOKE-JEWEL Torch
~ Grade T Tuline Hose, 3/16"
~ Round Rotating Solder Table

Gift Certificates

~ One year Silver Advertising Account on Ganoksin
~ Your choice of any of Metalwerx workshops for 2005
~ Discount Digital Art - digital photo printing services
~ Racecar Jewelry mold production service

Books & Magazines

~ Dictionnaire International du Bijou - Dictionary of Jewelry
~ Mode und Schmuck - Fashion and Jewelry 1920-1970
~ Elegant Fantasy - Jewelry of Arline Fisch
~ Schmuck 2000 Ruckblick - Jewelry 2000 Retrospective
~ AJM, one year subscription
~ AJM, one year back issues
~ 101 Bench Tips for Jewelers
~ The AJM Guide to Lost-Wax Casting
~ The Jewelry Workshop Safety Report
~ Hinges and Hinged Based Catches
~ Cheap Thrills in the Tool Shop
~ At the Bench
~ The Platinum Bench

Remember:
there are ONLY 200 raffle tickets and one winner wakes all!!!

Help Ganoksin. Help Orchid.

Purchase a ticket today. It’s easy!

Simply point your browser to
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-05.htm

Thank you for your support!
For a better Orchid
Hanuman


#2

All;

First the first time in the history of the Orchid Event Raffle, all
tickets were sold out in 36 hours. Wow! This is an unprecedented
event.

Waiting until February at the Tucson Orchid Event will certainly be
difficult, but quite exciting!

Please remember that each contributor of the Orchid Raffle, donated
their supplies to keep Orchid growing and healthy.

Orchid, Do your part and continue to purchase supplies, books and
services from those who believe in the magic of Orchid and Ganoksin.

The contributors are [In alphabetical order]:

3M worldwide
http://cms.3m.com/cms/GB/en/0-126/kkuukFV/view.jhtml

46 Jewelry Supply Inc
http://stores.ebay.com/46-Jewelry-Supply-Inc-New-York-USA

AJM
http://www.ajm-magazine.com/pub_press.php

Bonny Doon Engineering, Inc.
http://www.bonnydoonengineering.com

Brian Press Publications
http://www.brianpress.com

Catalogue in Motion
http://www.cataloginmotion.com/

Charon Kransen Arts
http://www.charonkransenarts.com/

Contenti
http://www.contenti.com/?source=ganoksin&campaign=042304_digest

Discount Digital Art
http://www.discountdigitelart.com/

Foredom
http://www.blackstoneind.com/ordermaxx/foundations/store/shopcart.asp

Gesswein
http://www.gesswein.com/

Metalwerx
http://www.metalwerx.com/

Racecar Jewelry
http://www.racecarjewelry.com/

Rio Grande
http://www.riogrande.com/ordering.htm

Thank you for your support!
Hanuman


#3

Greetings!

We are pleased to announce this year’s Orchid Raffle in conjunction
with the Tucson Orchid Event in February.

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-06.htm

We are greatful with the support of Rio Grande in the past years to
jumpstart the Orchid Raffle. This year, we are improving on the idea
to outfit a studio. All of the tools and equipment are something that
everyone can use, from beginner, student to professional.

This year, many suppliers have come together, donating tools and
equipment. The list is very extensive, and there is something for
everybody who works in a studio or takes classes in a school.

The total value of the prizes is $8,208.93!

One Winner Takes All!!!

The winner will be drawn on the night of the Tucson Orchid Event
Dinner, Friday, February 3, 2006

You don’t have to attend the Orchid dinner in order to participate
in the raffle!

Raffle tickets are $39 apiece.

This is your chance to win these amazing prizes and Help to offset
the maintenance costs of the Ganoksin servers which provide you with
Orchid every day.

Help Ganoksin. Help Orchid.

Purchase a ticket today. It’s easy!

Simply point your browser to

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-06.htm

                        The Prizes 
  http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-06.htm 

Tools

~ Progress Tools - Champion Setters Jewelers Workbench - $375
~ Rio Grande - Gift Certificate for $1,500 worth of tools - $1,500
~ 3M Goodie Box - $1,000
~ Foredom’s 2230, New SR motor, Jewelers Kit - $336.09
~ Foredom’s 2220, New SR motor, Jewelers Kit - $350.09
~ Gesswein - Gift Certificate for $300 worth of tools - $300
~ Contenti’s Bench Chair - $89.90
~ Contenti’s Shelfmate Tool Holder- $54.50
~ GRS Benchmate - $178

Books, Magazines and Videos

~ AJM/MJSA - Making the Most of your Flex-Shaft - $34.95
~ AJM: One year subscription - $47
~ AJM/MJSA - At the Bench - $30
~ The Platinum Bench - $25
~ The AJM Guide to Lost-Wax Casting - $35
~ New Approach - Bezel and Flush Setting Video - $179
~ New Approach - The Art of Setting Princess Cuts - $179
~ Brynmorgen Press - Japanese Patinas - $22.50
~ Brynmorgen Press - Theory & Practice of Goldsmithing - $70
~ Brynmorgen Press - Complete Metalsmith ProPlus Edition - $45
~ Brynmorgen Press - Practical Casting - $13.95
~ Brynmorgen Press - Classical Loop in Loop Chains - $35.95

Professional Memberships

~ Society of North American Goldsmiths - 1 Year Membership - $69
~ An “At Large” membership for the FSG - $40

Workshops and Seminars

~ Metalwerx - Gift Certificate - $1,000
~ Admission to Kraftwerks, lodging and airfare! - $500

Gift Certificates

~ Gold banner advertising account on Ganoksin - $1,599
~ Racecar Jewelry Mold Production Gift Certificate - $100

Remember:

Last year tickets sold out in 48 hours only and one winner takes
all!!!

Help Ganoksin. Help Orchid.

Purchase a ticket today. It’s easy!

Simply point your browser to
http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-06.htm

Thank you for your support!
For a better Orchid
Hanuman


#4

Great raffle again,

As I don’t have the luxury to attend the dinner, I will gladly
support the effort and if I don’t win… I’m sure someone else who
needs it more will be very happy with the win.

And if I do win, I’ll donate all but the books,magazines and
memberships to the next raffle.

Alain


#5

Hello All,

Just a reminder, that a Ganoksin Raffle Ticket would be a great
stocking stuffer for the holidays. There are all kinds of amazing
goodies totaling $put amount here which include a beautiful Jewelers
Bench donated by Progress Tool, all kinds of informative books, a
SNAG Membership, Gift Certificates to accessorize your studio, a trip
to Kraftwerks which includes registration, lodging and airfare, and
much, much more. All of this for only $39! Wow!

http://www.ganoksin.com/events/raffle-06.htm

Help keep The Ganoksin Project strong. Buy a ticket today and one
for your friends too! We will announce the winner at the 10th
Anniversary Orchid Dinner in Tucson on February 3rd.

-k