Other Places To Go
Seattle Metals Guild
The Seattle Metals Guild is a non-profit organization made up of people with varying interests and involvement in traditional and contemporary jewelry and metal arts. The Guild was founded in 1989 to provide for the exchange of ideas and information, as well as to offer affordable educational opportunities to its members and the public. Be sure to check out our annual symposium, every October here in Seattle.
The Society of North American Goldsmiths
The Society Of North American Goldsmiths. The Society of North American Goldsmiths encourages professional excellence, supports education, and advances the jewelry and metal arts. SNAG is dedicated to creating greater public awareness and appreciation of the metal arts.
Also: SNAG Professional Guidelines, A library of resource documents and checklists for artists and crafts people. Topics range from Discounting Work to issues involved with Fundraising Auctions and tips for submitting artwork to Juried Exhibitions, Craft Shows, Books and Magazines.
Steve Midgett Mokume
For another super take on wedding rings, visit Steve's website. He is a master at the ancient Japanese process of mokume-gane.
Smersh Design Jewelry
Our good friends John and Frances Smersh own and operate this wonderful gem of a store in West Seattle. Along with their own line of jewelry, their store features household accoutrements and objects whose design truly enhances life.
Doug Yaple Photography
Doug has been my photographer since 1988. I was his second client and since then (due to the quality of his images) his photographic byline can be found in countless art and craft periodicals, catalogues and books. He is also a fine commercial photographer and a wonderful portraitist. We count him and his family among our good friends.
Richard Matzinger Commercial Product Photography
Richard gave me the tools and technology to build this website. Without which you would not be here. Easy to work with, knowlegable and pro.
Digital Pathways International
Web design and development systems utilizing custom Content Management Systems (CMS) to automate and simplify web site maintenance.
Really fantastic place to find fabulous examples of craft across all media.
An online community of jewelers and metalsmiths from hobbiest to superstar.
What a wonderful place to teach and to learn. In Waltham MA, outside of Boston.