Enameling Supplies for Enamelist and Helpful Organizations
The Enamelist Society, Inc. Volunteer arts organization founded in 1987 to promote the art of enameling. http://www.enamelistsociety.org/
Society of North American Goldsmiths Rekindle your passion and create new work. www.snagmetalsmith.org
Southern Highland Craft Guild Revival of crafts. www.southernhighlandguild.org
The Ganoksin Project The goal is to build a strong pool of information, freely accessible, for the benefit of the jeweler’s trade and the general public.
Florida Society of Goldsmiths A nonprofit organization created by metalsmiths to aid and support other metalsmiths through meetings, publicity, workshops, and exhibitions. https://www.fsgmetal.org/
Suppliers of Tools and Supplies
GRS Engraving Tools and Classes www.grstools.com
New Approach School for Jewelers Jewelry School of Stone Setting = Excellent! www.newapproachschool.com
Thompson Enamels Supplier of lead-free enamels, and all the tools you need to enamel.
Schlaifer’s Enameling Supplies Carries a full line of the Thompson’s leaded enamels and some vintage enamels. www.enameling.com/Home.html
Bovano Also a supplier of leaded enamels, Cristallerie Enamels called Soyer. Love their blues
E-namels Over 350 “hard to find” vintage enamel colors! Specializing in Thompson Enamel lead-based enamels.
www.e-namels.com And Scott will help you find enamels you need! Great customer service.
Enamel Art Supply is a new company taking up where Coral left off. After 40 years of bringing us Japanese enamels Coral shared so much, but now it is Mack that has opened her doors to importing enamels from Japan. And a new beautiful leaded enamel is available. Hirosaws Enamels are a new player to our game. I have tried quite a few and they are very clear! Check out the color chart on my home page or here is a link to Hirosaws Enamels https://www.enamelartsupply.com/ Now suppling Ninomiya enamels also. Mack has new style firing racks *) no more crumbling steel in your kiln. And nice thick foil.
Fusion Headquarters Enameling Supplies such as wet felt. In plique a jour topics several artist use this to support enamels in large cells. www.fusionheadquarters.com
Plating Services https://www.redskyplating.com These guys are great!
Copper Carbonate is used by an artist in the technique of Granulation and can be found at www.artchemicals.com/
Pearl Supplier if you are in need for some contact Betty Sue King The Pearl Goddess, pearlgoddess.com/pearls/default.asp
Complete Casting Services The Best! Daniel has saved me many times. http://www.racecarjewelry.com
Casting in gold, silver, bronze/brass, pewter. Complete finishing services, machine, and hand polished Soldering and assembly. Enameling, Engraving by CNC machinery, CNC model is making Mold making… large selection of mold sizes for small and large castings. Call: 1-401-461-7803
Amazon is a supplier I have found recently to purchase kiln wire. I like the 17 ga best to shape into jigs to hold or prop my enamel jewels while firing. It is called High Temp Wire Very helpful to support your unusual shapes and sizes of your enamel jewels.
Table Top Studio Great info on photographing your work. http://www.tabletopstudio.com/
Heat Stop supplied by Gesswein www.gesswein.com this excellent clay I love to use as a support while soldering small parts. You heat it with the small pieces in place, and it turns hard.
An artist that can help with repairs Joan Strott all types of vitreous enamel repairs. Also works with resins. 709 Sansom St, Suite 202, Philadelphia PA, 19106 * 215-625-0504 email@example.com