metal artists


contemporary jewelry designer

Brian Adams

eyeglass artist/jeweler, constantly changing web page

Alfano Engraving

beautiful engraving and gold inlay on steel knife handles, and a nice web page

Sabine Amtsberg

interesting ring designs

Emanuela Aureli

constructed jewelry of silver, brass, copper and gold with beautiful patinated surfaces

Gloria Bass Design

custom jewelry designer in Montreal, Canada

T Lee Burnham

beautiful contemporary jewelry using colored stones in unusual combinations

Sue Dornan

contemporary jewelry

Douglas D Frey

jeweler and stone cutter, contemporary designs some using petroglyph patterns, links to gem & mineral sites

Goss Design Studio

contemporary jewelry and some small sculpture - book list, sources, gold leaf technical paper

Simon Muscat

gem carver and goldsmith

Gina Pankowski

contemporary jewelry, beautiful linked chains, earrings, bracelets

Susan Sarantos

contemporary jewelry, beautiful work and web page, lots of information for metalsmiths

Daniel Statman

milled titanium bands with precious metal inlays

gemstone artists

Steve Walters

beautiful gemstone carvings, very nice web site

tools & equipment

Bonny Doon Engineering

Hydraulic presses and related equipment.


7720 East Evans Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, Voice: (800)232-2311.
Hand tools, supplies, equipment, books.

Rio Grande

4516 Anaheim Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113, Voice: (800)637-8303.
Hand tools, supplies, equipment, books, metal, findings, stones, packaging supplies.

Glendo Corporation

GRS Benchmate tools, Gravermax.

Reactive Metals Studio

Anodizing equipment, small nuts & bolts.

Frei & Borel

Hand tools, supplies, equipment, books, metal, findings.


Precision Small Size Jump Ring Mandrels.

metal & findings

Hoover & Strong

10700 Trade Road, Richmond, VA 23236-3096, Voice: (800)759-9997.
Platinum, palladium, karat golds, silver. Supplied in casting grain, plate, wire, tubing and findings.

Myron Toback

25 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036, Voice: (800)223-7550.
Metal and findings, some tools.


7720 East Evans Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, Voice: (800)232-2311.
Hand tools, supplies, equipment, books.

Rio Grande

4516 Anaheim Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113 (800)637-8303.
Hand tools, supplies, equipment, books, metal, findings, stones, packaging supplies.

Reactive Metals Studio

Titanium, shining wave metals (mokume, etc).

David H. Fell

6009 Bandini Blvd., City of Commerce, CA 90040, Voice: (323) 722-9992, Fax: (323) 722-6567, Toll Free: (800) 822-1996.
Precious metals, photo etched patterned sheet.

The Goldleaf Factory


Hauser & Miller


United Precious Metal


Eastern Smelting


Gemstones and Gemology

James Alger

PO Box 3648, Manchester, NH 03105, Voice: (800)446-1556, Fax: (603)647-6573.

Artistic Colored Stones

850 South Rancho Drive #2387, Las Vegas, NV 89106, Voice: (702)382-0694.
Designer cut faceted stones, cabochons and carvings

Dharma Trading

PO Box 86427, Portland, OR 97286.

Donald K Olson

PO Box 858, Bonsal, CA 92003, Voice:(619)758-2388 Fax: (619)758-3592.


6331 Fairmount Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530.


PO Box 65015, Denver, CO 80206, Voice: (888)MasonKay, Fax: (303)393-0201.

Minarex - Click here for image

Penny Nisenbaum

PO Box 27501, San Francisco, CA 94127, Voice:(415)564-1843.

Rock Deco

Durango, CO.

Thomas M Schneider

861 Sixth Avenue, Suite 517, San Diego, CA 92101, Voice: (619)232-2624 Fax: (619)232-2213.

Max Schuster

Voice: (213)688-9000.

Steve Walters

505 Elm Street, PO Box 713, Ramona, CA 92065, Voice: (760)789-1620.

Judith Whitehead

PO Box 32036, Tucson, AZ 85751, Voice: (520)529-3012.


Gemological Institute of America - Gemstone certification, jewelry classes, gemstone identification classes, bookstore

professional associations

American Craft Council

72 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012-4019, Voice: (212)274-0630 Fax: (212)274-0650.


Society of North American Goldsmiths - 2275 Amigo Drive, Missoula, MT 59808, Voice: (406)728-5248 Fax: (406)728-2729.

Platinum Guild

620 Newport Center Drive, Suite 800, Newport Beach, CA 92660, Voice: (714)760-8279 Fax: (714)760-8780.


Society of American Silversmiths - great resource for metal artists. Lots of information and pictures.


Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America Inc.


American Craft

72 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012-4019, Voice: 212-274-0630, Fax: 212-274-0650, Subscriptions 888-313-5527.
Published by the American Craft Council - Articles on historical and contemporary crafts; artist portfolios; show announcements and reviews; calendar; gallery, school and supplier advertisements.


710 East Ogden Avenue, Suite 600, Naperville, IL 60563-8603, Voice: 630-579-3272, Fax: 630-369-2488.
Published by the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) - Articles on historical and contemporary metalwork; artist portfolios, show announcements and reviews, calendar, gallery, school and supplier advertisements. Also publishes and annual "Directory of Members" and a "Gallery in Print".


PO Box 2349, San Marcos, CA 92079-2349, Voice: 760-599-0222, Fax: 760-599-0228, Subscriptions 800-888-8950.
Articles on contemporary jewelry and clothing, historical and contemporary beads (originally named the Bead Journal).


Jeweler's Circular Keystone - PO Box 2085, Radnor, PA 19080-9585, Voice: (609)786-2552.
Jewelry industry trade journal. - Articles covering all facets of the jewelry industry including, jewelry fashion trends, watches, auctions, metal prices, mining, stone cutting and identification.

Lapidary Journal

Subscriptions - PO Box 302, Devon, PA 19333-9903
Editorial Office - 60 Chestnut Avenue, Suite 201, Devon, PA 19333-1312, Voice: (610)293-1112, Fax: (610)293-1717.
Articles on contemporary jewelry, stone cutting and mining, jewelry projects and instruction, beads.

useful tables

Comparative Ring Sizes

Table showing comparing ring sizes in various international scales.

Craft Business Books

A list of business books for craftsmen and artists.


San Diego State University - School of Art, San Diego, CA

Penland School of Crafts - Penland, NC

Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts - San Francisco, CA

The School of Professional Crafts - Worcester, MA

Peninsula Art School - Fish Creek, WI

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts - Gatlinburg, TN

Touchstone Center for Crafts - Farmington, PA

Peters Valley Craft Education Center - Layton, NJ

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts - Deer Isle, ME

Taos Institute of Arts - Taos, NM

news groups/list servers


Village Link Exchange Member Comprehensive site with galleries, message archives and a discussion group


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Comprehensive site with a gallery, conversion utilities, message archive and the ORCHID discussion group.



Metal prices, conversion tables, discussion groups

Additional Links

Metal Cyber Space

Website created by Susan Sarantos to help provide documentation in the field of metalsmithing.


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