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I spent 31 years of my life working as a Hydrographer in the Sierras of California measuring snow in winter and water runoff in the summer. As a hobby, I “mastered” flint knapping at an early age and worked points into jewelry for several years. That led me to indulge in lapidary. I tried incorporating both into wire wrapped jewelry. I never quite felt satisfaction in my presentation until I met one of the finest hammered metal artists around and was fortunate enough to spend some time with him and learn all the basics. I now feel I’ve “mastered” the ultimate way to combine synergies of metal and stone to show natures awesome color presentations.
Welcome & Enjoy!
Ron

P.S.-My wife Carol is a beader and does some awesome work which I hope to persuade her to put some on the site in the near future. She makes up…

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  • Born on December 14
  • Joined November 6, 2011

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925 silver round wire, non calibrated semi precious stones, free form cabochons, bone, fossils, swarvarski crystals, shells, copper, synthetics, crystals

About

Hi There!
I spent 31 years of my life working as a Hydrographer in the Sierras of California measuring snow in winter and water runoff in the summer. As a hobby, I “mastered” flint knapping at an early age and worked points into jewelry for several years. That led me to indulge in lapidary. I tried incorporating both into wire wrapped jewelry. I never quite felt satisfaction in my presentation until I met one of the finest hammered metal artists around and was fortunate enough to spend some time with him and learn all the basics. I now feel I’ve “mastered” the ultimate way to combine synergies of metal and stone to show natures awesome color presentations.
Welcome & Enjoy!
Ron

P.S.-My wife Carol is a beader and does some awesome work which I hope to persuade her to put some on the site in the near future. She makes up necklaces but her true calling I think is the beading work around stones.

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