Speakers for the 2019 Santa Fe Symposium

Each presenter is an expert in the jewelry making and manufacturing industry, eager to share his or her knowledge, research and techniques with you.

Presenter Presentation Title
Anne Miller Getting Started with Block-chain: Making It Real
Ardeshir Dabestani Jewelry: A Mystical Journey through History
Calina Shevlin Enameling: Traditional Techniques Combined with Current Technology
Chris Corti Basic Metallurgy, Part III
Chris Ploof Practical Application of a Rose Engine in the Modern Shop
Edward Rosenberg Preferred Approaches for the Efficient Design, Crafting and Manufacture of Jewelry Made in Whole or Part with Contemporary Metals
Edward Ripley Using X-Ray Computed Tomography to Maximize the Value of Your Rough in Gem Cutting
Frank Cooper Anglo Saxon Bling—A Warrior King's Golden Helmet
Gary Dawson Jewelry Repair and Restoration: New Tools in the Box
Harley McDaniel Automated Vinyl Cutter and Laser Cutter Applications for the Jeweler
James Bush Basics of Brazing and Soldering
Jeanette Caines Adventures in Ancient Jewelry-Making Research, Part Two
Juzi Li Tarnish Resistant Sterling Silver for Filigree
Kate Wolf By Hand! Wax Carving Tips, Trick and Techniques
Margaretha Held Cuttlefish Casting: Theory of Mold Making, Design Possibilities, Practical Casting Technique and Analysis of Typical Errors
Michael Stover What Impacts Investment Removal
Nanz Aalund Jewelers: The Next Generation
Peter DiCristofaro History of American Ring Making
Phil Poirier The Ornamental Lathe: A Brief History, How It Works, and Its Modern Application
Ramarao Ilavarapu System for accurate measurement of associates efficiency and self quality check of a product. Design and development of Vision measuring System for jewelry product inspection.
Robert Previti $Conflict Diamonds and Corporate Social Responsibility in the U.S. Jewelry Industry: Survey Results
Ronda Coryell The Intrigue of Fusing with Argentium
Somlak Wannarumon Kielarova Make Your Jewelry Design Pop with Generative Design
Ulrich Klotz et al. 950Pd Investment Casting Alloys with Superior Properties: Alloy Concept, Development, Properties and Industrial Testing