Orchid Circulation: 13,000 members!
Please welcome our newest members…
Lua M Williamson
Batavia, IL. USA
Hi there, I’m Lua. I have my BFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design
from the University of Kansas. I finished my senior year in Lahti,
Finland studying under a master goldsmith. Now I continue learning
and making my own jewelry and work for Michelle of Dene Gallery in
Vincent joseph McCartney
San Andreas, CA. USA
My wife and I own a small shop in Northern Ca. where we do mostly
custom design and repairs, I’ve been in the business for 25 years,
and are somewhat secluded in the foothills, so it would be nice to
see what the rest of the jewelers are up to! We’re looking at buying
a CAD system sometime, and just stay a small custom design shop.
Judith G Wright
Pompano Beach, FL. USA
Just getting back into jewelry making; silver, lost wax. Have done
some beading (mostly taking inexpensive, badly beaded things and
making something I would wear—and not spending a fortune on the
Took a course in college in the late 80’s. Did not have the web for
all this info. Find it amazing.
Found a UFO----UnFinished Object—for a ring. Plan to take it for
investing this week. Will get to cast it next week.