[Welcome] New Members for June 22, 2010

Orchid Circulation: 10,500 members!

Please welcome our newest members…

Sharla Marie Pidd
Tidal Ware Jewelry
Tucson, AZ. USA


I’m a crafter, a designer, and a student. These things keep me
inspired and eager to explore the many possibilities within the
wide-world of jewelry. Originally from Tucson, AZ, and
living/operating Tidal Ware out of San Francisco, I’ve always had a
love for gems and minerals. Jewelry came into my life as a surprise,
and I’m working to transitioned my 9-5 from a cubicle to a jeweler’s
bench. It’s a clear shot in the dark, a risk, an opportunity, and a

I heavily support investing in your local/independent art community,
the DIY movement, making with sustainability in mind, and the
process of creating. I very much look forward to this forum!

Rana Abu Ghazaleh
Sahara Jades
McLean, VA. USA


I am an Architect, urban planner and jewelry designer. How do all of
these fit together?!? Well all I can say is that Art is everywhere,
in the design of the place,the organization of space and little
things we call accessories that drive our men crazy :))) In the
end… I am simply an artist…

Favorite Materials

Wire, Pearls, Silver, Swarovski Crystals, Seed Beads