[Welcome] New Members for September 12, 2009

Please welcome our newest members!

Claudio Braga Souza
Jacquesourives ltda
Belo horizonte, Minas gerais. Brazil

im a goldsmith and i want to learn more about my ocupation, thanks.

Dana Anne Kilgo
Houston, Texas. USA

I am learning to make jewerly. My dad years ago made and sold
jewerly and seemed to enjoy it during his retirement. My husband has
copd and I am hoping to get him interested I believe it would be
good therapy for him to get out and meet new people and make them
smile with some of our creations.

Frieda Munro
London, UK

I’m a designer/maker from London. I occasionally teach and work as a
technician at Central Saint Martins College where I studied. My work
is mostly silver, sometimes gold, sometimes with stones, sometimes
with perspex. I am interested in found objects and pre-existing
forms and language in jewellery.

Robert Boyd
Riverside, RI. USA

Graduate RIC with BFA in Metalsmith/ Jewelry Design My work is
inspired by industrial landscapes and also Industrial Machinary. My
other passions are Music, Cooking, and Reading. I also Like to take
pictures when I can!

Nina Scala
Baltimore, MD. USA

My husband and I own a small studio in Baltimore, selling our
jewelry mainly thru galleries. After working with metal as a hobby
for several years, we started the business in 2008. We still have
much to learn and have been using Ganoksin and Orchid as a reference
for various technical issues.

Nancy Neeb
Turtle Love Designs
Ormond Beach, FL. USA


I am a jewelry designer as well as artist representative. I create
in sterling, fine silver, bronze and copper PMC as well as
incorporating gemstones and pearls. I represent 7 other artists in a
gallery as well as for mini art shows.

Kristi Brokaw
Kristi Brokaw Designs
Happy Valley, OR. USA


I am a glass artist just starting to learn silversmithing to
incorporate with my glasswork.

Sid L. Stevens
Sid Stevens Jewelers Inc.
Albany, Oregon. USA

5th generation jeweler 41 years at the bench platinum, gold, some
silver fabricate, carve wax, CAD for 10 years, have a ModelMaster II
wax printer.

Sterling J VanDerwerker
Royal Diadem Jewelers
Greensboro, North Carolina. USA

Jeweler, Designer, Certified Gemologist Appraiser, AGS, Graduate
Gemologist, GIA, CAD-CAM, and hand engraver

Tami R Morrison
Moasi Designs
Houston, Texas, USA


A beginner jewelry designer, working with sheet, wire, and metal
clays in sterling silver, fine silver and gold. Enjoy Keumbo and
Enameling on fine silver and copper.

Susan Glazer
Chelsea, Quebec. Canad

. jewellery artist
. part time
. home workshop
. I sell my work in small shows and a few galleries
. silversmithing and textile based jewellery
. I love it!!!