A busy metalsmiths workbench is filled with tools and requires perfect light.
Our New MM Officers
in the Area
Gem Show information provided by member Kim Stahl
May 20-21, 2023
Eagles Pacific Social Hall
Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show
August 18-20, 2023
Machinists Hall, Greater St. Louis
Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
Nov 24-26, 2023
Affton Community Center
STL Mineral and Gem Show
Looking forward to 2023!
Get those creative juices flowing for a great year!
Here is a brief look back at 2022.
The GOOD News IS . . .
Members have stepped up to fill positions.
Exciting times and changes! Look out for this update soon!
2022 Recipients for
Three $3000 Scholarships went to Midwest University students.
Annually, scholarships are awarded to outstanding metals
students at Midwest Universities.
Midwest Metalsmiths annually contributes to the Craft Alliance
Fran Siegel Memorial Scholarship Awarded to one Midwest Metalsmiths member to take a class at William Holland School of Lapidary Arts.
Deadline for Fran Siegel Scholarship
was March 14th, 2023
Photo Credit: Michelle Smith-Lewis
Lisa Geertsen 2022 Recipient from
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Midwest Metalsmiths embrace many aspects of metalwork: enameling, jewelry, sculpture, blacksmithing, and vessels as well as educators, and gallery owners. Visit the individual member's page to acquaint yourself with the depth of talent and the broad use of metalsmithing skills. Meet Our Artists
Pieces of metal just cut for jewelry pieces using a metal shear.
Miles of precious and ferrous metal wire goes into wire work jewelry.
Log with holes drilled in it to organize Metalsmithing tools.