[Welcome] New Members for August 6, 2010

Orchid Circulation: 10,500 members!

Please welcome our newest members…

Nelson Myers
Myers Stained Glass
Muskogee, Okla. USA

I am a retired Physicians Assistant. I was in the first class at
Duke Univ. I have a stained glass business, snd am the president of
the Glass Paperweight collectors Of Oklahoma Reciently I have become
interested in making Jewelry. I also have been an arrowhead Knapper
for the past 5 years.

Gaston Imai
Hesperia, CA. USA

A Design student from California

I do this and that, my interests are in wire work and lost wax

other than that just an average every day person

Tanya Ross
Oslo, Norway

gemologist who does simple wireworked jewellery.

Carol Faith
Lansing, MI. USA

Hi, I am a beginner to the art jewelry world and I am looking for a
source of when I am trying out new technique. I work
exclusively in PMC and my preference is Silver. I have taken one
year of classes from certified teacher that owns a bead shop in
Michigan. Now I am interested in working more on my own now that I
have a kiln and work shop at home.

I am a retired Kitchen Designer with a very long interest in hand
made art jewelry and ceramics. I am looking forward to learning a
lot and who knows I may some day have the confidence to contribute
my knowledge.

Bruce Kelly Kimble
The Silver Shop
Grand Junction, Colorado. USA

I’ve been a silversmith since 1972. Cortez Silver & Turquoise Co.
hired me as a trainee. I worked for them for a couple years, then
moved to Durango and opened a shop there. I moved to Grand Junction
in 1976 and had a store on Main Street until 1983. I’ve had a shop at
home since 1984 and also deal in antiques. I collect jewelers
benches, watchmaker benches, dental cabinets, printers cabinets and
any kind of cabinets with lots of drawers. I’ve become a
tool-a-holic. I know all of the local jewelers, antiquers, and