Joni has been a silversmith for 40 years!
She teaches jewelry making classes, beginning and
intermediate silversmith and metalsmith workshops
in Tucson. Soldering, torch enameling, delft
clay casting, hydraulic press classes, fold forming,
metal stamp techniques on sterling silver and copper...
Joni has been making jewelry since high school and
became a silversmith at the age of 21. She's shown
her jewelry at craft fairs in Colorado, California
She was a stay at home mom after adopting two amazing
baby girls, so that gave her time to develop her jewelry
making skills. She works with a lot of different metals and
different jewelry techniques.
She's been teaching metalsmithing, chainmaille and
many other jewelry making techniques for 20 years.
She also taught Chainmaille workshops for Rio Grande
during the Gem Show and also demoed the Jump Ringer,
jump ring cutting system for the late Ray Grossman at Rio Grande
Catalog in Motion during the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show
for 15 years.
Now she's the proud owner and creator of
Get Hammered Metalsmith Studio LLC where
she teaches metalsmithing, silversmithing, etching,
torch enameling, delft clay casting, chainmaille
and much more.