I am a woman who has been making jewelry occassionally, as a hobby, off and on for years, but have not been very productive for the past 5 years, because of a new job. I have a lapidary, but little time to use it as I still must work. I live in an art community, and several people have suggested that I take my work more seriously. Local galleries would like to sell my work. I plan to become more diciplined with my free time and become more productive. I have the urge to create jewelry once again, and hope to have the latest chemicals, like Firescoff, to help in my work. I plan to use this site as a resource.