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Meet the Staff of Jewelry Making Daily

Jewelry Making Daily brings together jewelry makers, metalsmith enthusiasts and pros, designers, and the jewelry projects they love. Our editors pride themselves in providing our members with the best information about their favorite projects, patterns, technique tutorials, videos, product reviews, and expert jewelry business advice. The editors here at Jewelry Making Daily are all jewelry makers and they share your love of everything jewelry!

If you select a highlighted name from the following list, you’ll call up a brief biography of that staff member.

Tammy Jones – About

Tammy Jones Tammy is the Editor of Jewelry Making Daily. As a writer, editor, and jewelry designer, Tammy has worked in the craft and jewelry industry for over 15 years, including seven years as the Crafts Editor for HGTV.com and three years writing about gemstones and jewelry making as the editor of a major jewelry…

Kate Richbourg jewelry instructor

Kate Richbourg – About

Meet Kate Richbourg, Soldering and Jewelry-Making Instructor Simply put, Kate Richbourg loves jewelry! She loves to teach it, make it, and wear it. She specializes in soldering and is a micro-torch guru with expertise on many kinds of torches for jewelry making. Kate’s five-star-rated, bestselling jewelry-making book, Simple Soldering: A Beginner’s Guide to Jewelry Making,…

Karla Rosenbusch – About

Karla Rosenbusch Karla Rosenbusch is the Managing Editor of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist and Editor of the Tucson Show Guide. A native of the Detroit area, Karla first worked in the Public Relations/Corporate Communications Department of Chrysler Corporation. She later moved into magazine publishing and worked as Senior Editor of Automobile Quarterly, an automotive history…

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Merle White – About

Merle White Editorial Director of Interweave’s Gem & Jewelry Group and Editor-in-Chief of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist.  She has been with the magazine since 1985, when she started as Lapidary Journal‘s Managing Editor.  She has launched several related magazines, most notably Step by Step Wire Jewelry, and oversaw the initial development of workshops at numerous…

Denise Peck – About

Denise Peck Editor of Step by Step Wire Jewelry and senior editor of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist. A lifelong lover of jewelry, Denise left an 18-year newspaper career in Boston to go to jewelry school in New York City in 1999. She has a bench jeweler’s certificate from Studio Jewelers, Ltd., and combined her editorial…

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Helen Driggs – About

Helen Driggs Senior Editor for Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist and an experienced metalsmith. Her jewelry making focus is fabrication, lapidary, metal forming and forging, in addition to traditional painting and drawing. A BFA graduate of Moore College of Art, she has worked as an information graphics artist, art director, illustrator, writer and editor. In addition…