Following is a series of links that I have found interesting. Some are related to jewelry, others are just interesting.
Jeff is a master silver restorer and conservator. Take a look at his website as there is a lot of information there about how to take care of your silver pieces.
Milt is a maker and teacher of the ancient art of filigree.
Bailiwick Market and Cafe is located on Route 5 one mile west of Elbridge, NY. It is great place to stop for good food, drink and Rob Meixner - Jewelry
Gallery 54 is a very nice art and craft gallery in Skaneateles, NY. While I no longer have my work there, it is a great place for fine art and craft made by local artist.
Jordan is a quiet little village that I call home. It is located on Route 31 between Auburn and Syracuse, NY on the old path of the Erie Canal. Much of our local history comes from the canal. Jordan is well know for its Memorial Day Parade and the Jordan Fall Festival.
This PDF shows how to make identical earring wire pairs.
This PDF shows the steps I use to cast an impression of a real staghorn coral fossil into a sterling silver pendant. I have to make a model of the fossil impression out of polyester resin. Once the resin is cured, I can use it as a model in traditional delft clay casting to make the finished pendant.
This PDF show how to cast and roll an ingot from sterling silver scrap using a metal two piece mold..
Steve is a master engraver from whom I have purchased all of my engraving tools. Now I need to figure out how to use them. Take a look at Steve's website for some amazing engraving art.
This PDF show how to cast and roll an ingot from sterling silver scrap using Petrobond casting clay.
A non-profit run by Tim McCreight and Matthieu Cheminee that helps to put jewelers tools in the hands of jewelers in West Africa.