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[Welcome] New Members for September 19, 2012

Orchid Circulation: 13,000 members!

Please welcome our newest members…

Arun Sharma
Meerut, India

hallo i am arun sharma from india i am making gold or silver casting
jewlery thanks

John T Cleland
Pasadena, MD. USA

I have been a lapidary for over 30 years–mostly cabochons, but
faceting as well. I have always been fascinated by shiny stones, but
it wasn’t until I went to Australia that I learned how to cut them.
Although I took a course from the local lapidary club in Alice
Springs, NT, my real education came from a quiet Australian who was
one of the best lapidaries I have even met and knew more about
gemstones than anyone I’ve known or any scholar I’ve read.

I will write more when I read more biographies of the other members
on this site.

William Aaron Waychoff
Cambridge, Massachusetts. USA

I’m a beginning metalsmith, working with many techniques, but
especially using fold forming techniques. I work with Karen
Christians out of the Artisan’s Asylum makerspace in Somerville, MA.

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