Janet Walker, Biography – “It’s just what I do”

Putting wax Earrings on a Sprue base to be lost wax cast in Sterling

I’ve always known that I was an Artist even from my earliest self awareness. Drawing, painting, and making things were always the most personally satisfying adventures. I was encouraged at a very young age by my Grandparents and felt their love in their encouragement. Maybe that’s why I’ve always gravitated […] Read more »

A Custom Classic Menorah made from Recycled Family Gold

14kt Gold Hanukkiyah with Sapphires

One of the big perks in being Walker Goldsmiths is being able to serve the folks that come to us with their jewelry desires.  This Custom Classic Menorah Coat Pin made from Recycled Family Gold was a big treat.  Dave wanted it to be a surprise for his sweetheart wife, […] Read more »

More about Alloys

Sterling and red gold Bear bracelet

Now that Walker Goldsmiths has explored Sterling Silver let us explore a rather more complex set of Alloys, those referred to as “karat gold”. Just like sterling we have the stamping laws to contend with. The law was designed to appeal to the vanity of artists so that if you […] Read more »

Custom Jewelry

If you are considering custom jewelry for a commemorative occasion please contact us as soon as possible to make sure your jewelry can be designed and finished in time for the event. The Process For Creating Custom Jewelry Art… (1)    Find your ring size(s) and try to decide what width […] Read more »

Custom Earrings from Recycled Jewelry at Walker Goldsmiths

photo of Karen's recycled jewelry earrings

My Friend, Karen, had some family jewelry that was precious to her so we made some custom earrings from recycled jewelry at Walker Goldsmiths Studio. Check out the photo and see the beautiful white gold fleur d’lis shapes each with 3 melee diamonds.  These were originally the little attachments on […] Read more »

Custom Jewelry as Art

Owen and Janet Walker, jewelry artists since 1972, work with all precious stones and metals. Owen is a Master Goldsmith and Hand Engraver working in all kinds of jewelry styles and techniques. Janet is a Graphic Designer, Wax Carver, Goldsmith, Trade Bead Collector and jewelry creator. Owen and Janet Walker […] Read more »