Venice, Florida, USA

I started making jewelry back in 1972 by taking 6 lessons at the Y, in polishing stones and then 6 lessons learning how to solder silver. The teacher had only very simple tools. We actually had to use a propane plumbers torch w/ ordinary large tip. I made a ring, a little crooked, but wearable. I still have it. After that I was entirely self-taught but learning from Rock & Gem Magazine and a few simple books & catalogs. Not much info ... Read Full Bio »