[Welcome] New Members for January 6, 2009

Please welcome our newest members!

Jamie Elliott
Creations by JAE
Hannibal, MO. USA

Hello! I started doing beadwork, well those little daisy chains,
when I was 10 because a friend’s mother was doing it. We joined her
and stole her beads! I abandoned the craft in my teens and was
re-introduced in my early 20s by a coworker’s handmade Swarovski
bracelet. In the future, I hope to learn silversmithing and advanced

Nelda Bibb
Gainesville, FL. USA

A jewelry designer, manufacturer wannabe :slight_smile: I’m retired and my
whole life I’ve wanted to work with jewelry, jemstones, design,
fashion, make. This site was recommended to me. I want to find a
Jewelry design school near to me in Florida.

Staci Tubbs
Beads of Hope
Liberty, MO. USA


I am a mom to 3 wonderful children and a self taught jewelry
designer. I love it when someone challenges me to make an item for

Jeff D Payne
Heber City, UT. USA

Hi, I learned about this forum from another Jewelry related group
(Wire Wrap Jewelry on Yahoo) where a member posted some very
positive comments. I’ve been making wire wrap jewelry for about 4
years now, but am working to add Silver and Gold smithing to my
skills. So far I’ve been doing a lot of read ing,this spring I’ll
start some classes. In the mean time I hope to expand my knowledge
and understanding, and Ganoksin looks like the kind of place I need
to do that from. Thanks, Jeff

John Brian Gerzen
Gerzen’s Jerelry & Repair
Springfield, Missouri. USA

I am the owner of a Jewelry Store.I have done custom jewelry design
and fabrication for the past 30 years. I went to Gem City College in
Quency ILL. I have also taken extra classes with Blaine Lewis. I
love my job and think that people should work at what makes them

Vivianne DelSignore
Gemological Institute of America
Carlsbad, CA. USA

Director, Marketing, Gemological Intitute of America

Rebecca Freemantle
Delcam Plc
Small Heath Business Park, Small Heath, Birmingham, UK

I work for Delcam and and responsible for the product range ArtCAM,
CADCAM software for the artisan. It is used by Jewellery
designers/manufacturers, peweterSmiths, silversmiths and engravers

James L Campbell
Martinsburg, WV. USA

Nubile Faceter

Foral Design Oy.

Gemologist F.G.A, teacher of gemological courses, faceter

Nancy Kelly
Oakridge, USA

New to jewelry making

Ann Jenkins
Shepherdsville, KY. USA


studio metalsmith