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[Welcome] New Members for April 14, 2009

Please welcome our newest members!

Melissa ErlenBach
ErlenBach Studio
Venice, FL. USA

Hello All

I’m a jewelry artist living and working in Southwest Florida. I own
and operate a small studio/educational facility in Venice Florida.
We (five jewelry artist staff instructors)teach many different
classes according to our individual specialties. Orchid forum has
been a valuable reference and resour ce tool for all of us, for many

Melissa Erlenbach: enamelist, silver and gold jewelry
Linda Pascucci: chain maille
Michelle McCarthy: pmc and pottery bead making
Missy Cerrito: bead weaving
Sean Colson: lost wax casting

Fred B Coffman
Rios’ Jewelers
Dallas, Texas. USA

I am a seventh generation jeweler and engraver.I started training
under my father at eight years old.I received many hours of training
in the area of Edwardian-era reproduction and master pattern making.
I am an expert stone setter and hand engraver.I am an expert in
multiple casting techniques, in cluding medium frequency centrifugal
and vacuum casting.

Wayne Miller
Gold Venture
Grass Valley, CA. USA

I am a 58 year old male. I am the owner of Gold Venture Jewelers. We
are a full service jewelry Manufacture,that employs 3 goldsmiths. All
of our work is done on site. Our customers range from indivuduals,to
top rated designers. We love to do custom Wedding sets,as well as
our own line of unique Gold Nugget Jewelry.Our Motto is to give
Service beyond the Normal.We stress to our customers that they need
there own Personal Jewelers. We are currently building several one of
a kind peices to well known celebritys.We have been in business for
over 25 years.

Jerry Cave
Zig Zag, OR. USA

Rejoining Orchid after an absence. Moved from the suburbs and have
been busy building new studios etc. We live near the base of Mt Hood
here in Oregon. I do jewelry work and teach, the wife does art glass
and also teaches. Jerry

Lorraine Murphy
Focus gallery
Nottingham, UK

A self taught jewellery maker and gallery owner.