Resources

LMF Jeweler’s Resource List

 

We are partnered with RioGrande.com and Seattle Findings.

Rio Grande: To see prices for precious metal items, you need a free Rio Grande account. Registered Little Metal Foxes students can access the Rio for Schools program for significant savings (discounts and flat-rate shipping).

 

Seattle Findings gives our students a 10% discount. We send the code in your class emails. 


 

Here are a few of my favorite resources for making jewelry, metals, and sculpture.

–Jennifer Stenhouse

 

Resources and communities on-line:

  • Ganoksin – Jeweler’s resource for everything. Check out the Bench Exchange in the Galleries section. There are several tutorials and jewelry forums for special topics.
  • Seattle Metals Guild
  • Society Of American Goldsmiths
  • American Craft Council
  • Brynmorgen Press – Tim McCreight – you will find several great jewelry books, iBooks, and apps.
  • This to That – This is a great site when you are trying to figure out what and how to glue different materials together.
  • Instagram & Facebook – Create a page specifically to connect with jewelry makers and metalsmiths from your area and around the world.
  • Pinterest – Start collecting ideas – tips – tutorials – inspirations and information. You can connect with jewelry makers and artists from your neighborhood and around the world.

Apps:

  • iMakeJewelry – by Victoria Landsford, Spiral Publications. An iPhone app dedicated to the needs of jewelry artists and metalsmiths. Use this app to calculate weights and measurements – and find information on precious metals and stones. Check back weekly for tips from Victoria Landsford. I highly recommend this one.
  • Metalsmith Suite – by Tim McCreight. A great resource for jewelers, with measures, conversions, and costs.
  • Rio Grande – use the app for videos and direct links to their site.

Periodicals and Ibook subscriptions:

Supplies on-line and local!

Metal services – refining and recycling:

Social Media:

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