[Welcome] New Members for August 8, 2008

Please welcome our newest members!

Deborah Gregory
Sweetwater Designs
Fort St John, British Columbia. Canada


I’ve been working at glass the last few year…flameworked beads or
‘lampwork’. I’m now interested in learning some metal work so that I
can make a few metal findings to go with my work ~clasps in
particular. You can view some of my work on my site or here at Glass
Art: http://www.glassartists.org/SweetwaterDesigns

Jerry Smietanka
Pompano Beach, USA

I began my career 27 years ago as Silversmith in Warsaw, than in
NY./electroforming/. Now, I’m working for small manufacturer-bridal
collection, in gold and platinum.

Julian de Saxe
Brunswick Heads, NSW. Australia

I am a hobby jeweller who has had a few years training with
Australian silversmith Wal Van Heekeren

Heather Witham
Denver, CO. USA


Hi, I would consider myself an amateur silversmith who has a strong
desire and passion for making jewelry. I’ve just started my company
this year and I’m trying to hone in on my silversmithing skills by
good old fashion practice and time on the bench. I’m here to learn
from the experts and networ k with like minded folks.

Michael Riney
Palm Harbor, Florida. USA

I recently started making jewelry and serious about producing
professional level silver and gold pieces. I’m interested in making
contacts to discuss techniques and problem areas.