| Soldering, Stone Setting, Lost Wax and More with Anat and Joe Silvera
Joe and Anat Silvera are metalsmiths and teachers who currently hail from Be
Posted by Amelia Upton on 10/24/2012
Its that spooky time of year again! With Halloween just around the corner, we at Seattle Findi
Top 5: Facts of Gold
Posted by Amelia Upton on 9/26/2012
At Seattle Findings we are often asked about the various karats of gold. Here are the answers to our top 5 most fre
Upcycle Your Life
Posted by Amelia Upton on 9/12/2012
For many, school is starting, which means that Fall is almost upon us! I've always felt that each school year brings ne
Posted by Amelia Upton on 8/31/2012
We were thrilled to interview the talented owner of the acclaimed
Color, Texture & Casting
Posted by Amelia Upton on 8/29/2012
Have you ever gotten stuck when designing jewelry? Feel like
The Myth and Lore of Seattle Findings Stones - Part I
Posted by Leah Alden Jaswal on 8/24/2012
In the ancient world, many stone were considered as valuable as gold. The deeper you delve into stones,
Gem Show Prep
The International Gem and Jewelry Show is this weekend, August 24-26 are you prepared to make your visit there a netwo
The Magic of PMC
Posted by Amelia Upton on 8/14/2012
Are you looking for something more to add to your work and your repertoire of skills? You may want to give Precious Metal Clay (PMC) a whirl! Precious Metal Cla
More than Metal: Interview with Tim McCreight (Part II)
Posted by Amelia Upton on 8/1/2012
This blog is the 2nd Half of our exclusive interview with the famed and talented metalsmith and teacher, Tim McCreight!
Wax On - Wax Off!
Posted by Amelia Upton on 7/31/2012
At Seattle Findings, we get a great deal of customers who are self-taught. Some techniques are not as easily learned on one's own, and so
The 4 C's & CZs
Posted by Amelia Upton on 7/24/2012
Wedding season is in mid-swing. In honor of this festive season of diamonds, we gathered some key concepts on diamonds &a
A Career of Discovery
Posted by Richard Paille on 7/20/2012
The jewelry business has been my profession for over 40 years. It's been a career full of “new” with adventures, discoveries, interesting
Exploring New Media!
Posted by Amelia Upton on 7/17/2012
New Media. Contemporary Media. Mixed Media. What all these and many more terms are trying to describe, is
Put the WOW in your Jewelry Photos
Posted by Leah Alden Jaswal on 7/13/2012
Now your jewelry is done, and it looks great! So you take a quick picture, post it and your jewelry will sell itself…..right?
Click Read More below to learn how the "Wow!" can get into your photos!
Posted by Amelia Upton on 7/11/2012
The number one best way to market your business is to have a memorable business card! You never know when or why you will meet y
Posted by Amelia Upton on 7/4/2012
As summer transitions into full bloom, craft fair season is upon us once more! For those of you attending as a guest or as a vendor, creat
An Interview with Tim McCreight (Part I)
Posted by Amelia Upton on 7/2/2012
Inspiration often appears when you least expect it. When lacking in ideas, many peo
Pearls ARE Forever!
Posted by Amelia Upton on 6/27/2012
Pearls come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. There are 4 main types of pearls: T
Caring For Your Tools
Posted by Lani Dearmin on 6/25/2012
So you’ve decided to invest in some jewelry making tools. Hooray! A world of creativity
10 Ways to “Act” Like a Creative Person
Posted by Leah Alden Jaswal on 6/22/2012
I have posted before about what inspires me to be creative when it comes to designing jewelry; nature, books and time alone. But one very important thing was not covered in that post, one thing that is incredibly inspiring to me. That “thing”? People
Get Your Juices Flowing!
Posted by Amelia Upton on 6/20/2012
Inspiration can be a tricky fellow to find, especially when you try to look for it! However, there are a few tricks that you can use to help get your creative juices flowing.
About the Bloggers
Meet the inventer of the RapidFire Kiln and QuickMelt ovens.
Soldering, Stone Setting, Lost Wax and More with Anat and Joe Silvera
“Home of the Rainbows” Rainbow Fluorite
Interview with Andy Cooperman: A Master Maker
Top 5: Facts of Gold
Upcycle Your Life