I completely support sharing, giving, helping, consoling and pouring
I believe though, that there needs to be a committee in place to
administer such a venture, Hanuman is far far away, perhaps someone
who has some time on their hand can step forward or better yet, where
ever we live if a needy jeweler is out our way, we can look in on
them and maybe collectively help.
This is a good topic to talk about but action is expensive. $$$$$ of
dollars are collected and donated to so many charities, but I really
do believe that it would be so great to contribute also to our own.
It takes a lot of guts to tell someone you are hurting, especially
the ego of the jeweler, and this is no pun intended, it is meant
So Orchids contribute here, with ideas or cash and a plan.
I am in Sacramento, seriously in a major forclosure situation and
many jewelry stores are closing their doors. So the independent
artist, hmmmmm. I hope they write or call me, I will find something.
Dee Rouse Huth, California Institute of Jewelry Training.