Karen and Ralph Helmrich's Profile

About

Ralph, Engineer, creates many of our creations, but, even more importantly, he creates the machines and tooling that allows us to make our creations for you!

Karen is the businesswoman who manages the shop. She makes everything runs smoothly, sources materials and makes sure supplies arrive, ensures work is done on time and orders are shipped quickly to our customers. She also takes most of the photographs, ships, stocks and collaborates with designs.

Byron, Administrative Assistant, also makes chainmaille and provides IT support. He sometimes bakes everyone special treats to keep us going!

Lily, Design Studio Manager and artisan creates the endless variations on the findings and finished pieces you see listed in our shop. She also is an excellent portrait photographer…

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  • Born on January 1
  • Joined July 30, 2009

Favorite materials

argentium sterling silver, 316L stainless steel, bronze, copper, brass, enameled copper, titanium, niobium

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CreatingUnkamen
Handmade Jewelry, Supplies and Inspiration

About

Ralph, Engineer, creates many of our creations, but, even more importantly, he creates the machines and tooling that allows us to make our creations for you!

Karen is the businesswoman who manages the shop. She makes everything runs smoothly, sources materials and makes sure supplies arrive, ensures work is done on time and orders are shipped quickly to our customers. She also takes most of the photographs, ships, stocks and collaborates with designs.

Byron, Administrative Assistant, also makes chainmaille and provides IT support. He sometimes bakes everyone special treats to keep us going!

Lily, Design Studio Manager and artisan creates the endless variations on the findings and finished pieces you see listed in our shop. She also is an excellent portrait photographer.

Sabri, "Brick and Mortar" Store Manager and artisan also creates findings and jewelry and has the extra challenge and joy of working along side her three young daughters.

Matt is our Shop Manager who oversees the making of all of our jump rings and spooling of all of our wire. He also custom twists wire, makes all of our black niobium products and provides carpentry assistance.

Travis is our Inventory Manager. He keeps everything stocked, fills orders, preps all of our pliers and helps out everywhere else!

Melissa manages our beads, charms and related findings. She often arrives to work wearing a creation she made the night before much to everyone's delight!

Sanesa is our Consignment Manager. If you are interested in selling your handmade creations in our Brick and Mortar Store, she will help you out.

Philipp assists with customer service, proofing and updating listings and provides comic relief in German as needed.

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Send us a Convo if you have any questions or would like a custom finding.

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