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Hey there!I'm a pretty new silver smith! I have just started up a little work bench of my own and I bought the EZ torch. It has been working really well the last few months, but this week the flame has started to surge and sputter. Tonight I was just about to anneal a piece of silver and I went to light the torch, It made a fire ball and the flames fell back running down the handle, I turned off both knobs but the flame didn't go out until I blew it out! so after I was sure the flame was out I…See More
I'm in PEI...we met once in Hali at the ACTS...I too have been struggling with photos..
My camera is great, but damaged...my kids knocked it over-ugh!
Send me your e-mail addy and I'll send you some links that really helped me. They…"
My husband has done some lap work, some jewellery and some stone carving. I asked him about it and he says:
On the large scale a notched diamond blade. On a smaller scale, those diamond saw blades that fit in a jewellers saw work fine.I…"
"The TOAE was fantastic. I didn't sell as much as I would have liked, but seeing all the other exhibitors made it totally worth the trip. My hubby and I had an awesome time and will participate next year (if I get accepted!!)."
Do you consider yourself a professional, student or emerging artist. Are you a gallery, school, organization or guild?
In what area of the metal arts do you work?
silversmith, goldsmith, metalsmith, sculptor
Tell us about your education.
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Alumni 1996
Share some of your career highlights or goals.
Just won the Premiere's Award in Prince Edward Island for Best in Show at the Eptek Cultural Centre. I taught a Jewellery and Metalwork Program in Canada's North for 3 years. I once hosted a visit with Canadian Metalsmith, Lois Betteridge. I made her sushi and she gave me some of her chasing tools. An amazing woman!
While a student, I met Tim McCreight at a Jewellery Symposium in Maine. He's super nice!
yes i know him i actually learned from him for a little while he is a grate blacksmith
i went to haliburtion school of the arts in Ontario i have not gotten to do any metal work i have no gear i got an itch i can not scratch lol
I looked at the images of your jewelry.
I really like the variety.
You obviously like to experiment with different things. And that is a good thing.
If you need anything at all please let me know. I do custom cutting to fit your design as well as standard gem cuts.
Hi Gail. I am so glad I found this place, it is just what I need and how wonderful you found me.
Jewelery goes very slowly but surely. It's hard to believe but I finally got a torch. I am so excited about the abyss of creative possibility... I'm rather aw struck at the moment. Congratulations on your award what a great achievement!