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Metalsmithing Resources & Links

Organizations & Schools

Society for Midwest Metalsmiths
Organization promotes, educates and encourages metalsmiths, silversmiths and goldsmiths.
http://www.midwest-metalsmiths.org



SNAG Society of North American Goldsmiths
An organization serving North American goldsmiths and metalsmiths.
http://www.SNAGmetalsmith.org



SNAG SpringBoard

Opportunities for metalsmiths

http://www.snagmetalsmith.org/springboard/opportunities/



Society of American Silversmiths
The web's largest and most comprehensive site devoted to silversmithing.
http://www.silversmithing.com  

Penland School of Crafts
Located in the mountains of North Carolina
http://www.penland.org
 
Arrowmont Craft School
Located in Gatlinburg Tenn.
http://www.arrowmont.org
 
Haystack School of Crafts
Located on Haystack Mountain in Maine.
Http://www.haystack-mtn.org  

William Holland School of Lapidary Arts
Located in Georgia.
http://www.lapidaryschool.org
  
Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts
Classes in jewelry making techniques, videos, and books.
http://revereacademy.com/

COMA -The Colorado Metalsmithing Association
Serving the Rocky Mountian area.
http://www.coloradometalsmiths.org  

 

Washington Guild of GoldsmithsGoldsmiths

guild for Washington D.C.

http://www.washingtonguildofgoldsmiths.com  

 

Ganoksin Online
An extensive international site, which shares technical papers, videos and runs an e-mail list. Contains tons of useful information for goldsmiths and metalsmiths.
http://www.ganoksin.com

 

Lapidary Journal
Technical articles from past issues.
http://www.lapidaryjournal.com

 

Metalwerx
A unique gallery, community studio & school in Massachusetts that offers a friendly atmosphere and small classes.
http://www.metalwerx.com
 
Florida Society of Goldsmiths
A not for profit organization created by metalsmiths to aid and support other metalsmiths. Membership not limited to residents of Florida.
http://www.fsg4u.com/
 
Metalcyberspace
The site for news, people and events relating to metals
http://www.metalcyberspace.com

Society for American Silversmiths - Career Center
The Career Center offers employers and job seekers an easy-to-use and highly targeted resource for online employment connections in the metal arts field.
http://www.silversmithing.com/jobs.htm

Charles Lewton-Brain
A link to over 600 pages of everything you always wanted to know about metalsmithing. Along with bench tips and safety information.
http://brainpress.com/Ganoksin.html#Articles


Michigan Silversmiths Guild
http://misilversmith.org

Businesses of Interest to Metalsmiths

Hauser and Miller (wholesale)
Fabricated metals and refining service
http://www.hauserandmiller.com/

Pasternak Findings

Offers quality findings and metal supplies.

http://www.pasternakfindings.com/

Rio Grande
One of the most complete suppliers to the jewelry business to the world.
http://riogrande.com/


A Grain of Sand
A complete online resource for the bead and jewel artisan.

http://www.agrainofsand.com



Dakota Stone (wholesale)

Gemstones from around the world.

http://www.dakotastones.com/

 

Cool Tools

Tools, metalclay, gemstones, kilns, and jewelry supplies.

https://www.cooltools.us/

The Contenti Company

A supplier of jewelry tools and equipment with a comprehensive website.
http://www.contenti.com

 

Metalliferous

Online supplier of base metal, sterling silver, tools, and metalworking supplies.

http://www.metalliferous.com/

 

Thompson Enamel

Enamels for both metals and glass.

https://thompsonenamel.com/

 

Rings & Things
Over 18,000 wholesale beads, findings & other jewelry-making supplies.
http://www.rings-things.com

 

Halstead Bead (wholesale)

Findings, metal, chain, and tools. Also a yearly grant opportunity.

https://www.halsteadbead.com/