[Welcome] New Members for April 14, 2010

Please welcome our newest members!

Kelly Allanson
Santa Monica, CA. USA


I have spent the past 10+ years designing and fabricating jewelry,
as well as teaching and taking workshops. I love what I do and now,
after a 3 year hiatus I am looking forward to getting back to the
grind stone. Currently I reside in L.A. with my family but am
originally from the west coast of B.C., Canada. Textures and contrast
are what seems to drive my designs.

Kay M. Cummins
Out And About Girls
Phoenix, AZ. USA

I have always been an Artsy Fartsy girl. Outgoing and quick to laugh
my jewelry makes a statment. I love word play and incorporate it
with found objects and metal. Enamel has become a new and ever
expanding part of my studio. I recently studied Cloisonne with Linda
Crawford and new ideas are spinning in my head! I am a full time
artist and work hard to build my skills, portfolio and clients.

Kim Thibodeaux
Stuller, Inc.
St. Martinville, LA. USA

19-year Stuller veteran interested in learning more about what our
customers and potential customers need to succeed in business.

Sharon Elliott
elliboo jewellery
Sheffield, UK


I am a relatice newcomer to jewellery making, having worked in the
NHS for more than a decade, but I’m embracing and loving every
minute of it. I work with silver, copper, metal clays and more.

Amy Stride
R.J. Morris Jewellers
Hayling Island, Hampshire. UK


I have been working for a small independent family run jewellers in
the South of England for about 5 years. In that time I have got a
B.A. in English Literature and completed my JET 1 course through the

I find the retail side of jewellery really enjoyable but I wish to
learn more about the technical production side of the industry.

Frik Munnik
Menlopark, South Africa

Small jewelry concern, doing most diciplines like goldsmithing,
Mokume Gane, enameling, setting, casting, CAD design, titanium
inlay, wood jewelry etc

Have been doing it for 25 years, and have a quest for skill and

Eva Scheer
Melbourne, Victoria. Australia

I am a student jeweler, and am interested in creating and seeing
wearable-art jewelery. I like creative, interesting, contemporary
work made of silver set with semi precious stones.

I love to see what other people in this category make and I’d love
to show my work as well. I believe in sharing ideas to inspire each

Yvon Smits
Jewel Beetle
Nelson, New Zealand

Female trained at ‘Vakschool Schoonhoven’ in The Netherlands. Moved
to new Zealand 15 years ago. Now in a partnership with Allison
Judge. Working together as Jewel Beetle. Shop and workshop at 1st
floor 240 Trafalgar Street Nelson.