[Welcome] New Members for July 1, 2010

Orchid Circulation: 10,500 members!

Please welcome our newest members…

Edna Isabel Acosta
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Contemporary jewelry designer, Graphic designer, typographer and

Joost During
New Bedford, MA. USA


I am a holloware silversmith born and trained in the Netherlands. I
worked at the Gorham silver company for five years in the design
room making mostly flatware models and doing design for flatware. I
still make my living doing flatware design and model work for
several larger companies as well as holloware models.

My own personal work is mostly one of a kind sterling holloware and
serving pieces. Pretty much all of my work are fuctional pieces.
like teapots, vases, bowls, salad servers etc. I love working in the
tradition of fuctional silver work.

I now share a studio with my wife, who is a jeweler and sculptor in
metal in New bedford, MA in an old brick church that we are trying
to restore.

Kent Wang
Austin, USA

I design men’s cuff links.