The Ganoksin project provides a variety of quality services for the gem and jewelry community. We work hard to maintain the high standards of our services for the benefit of our visitors. Our services are provided free of charge and to the benefit to all.
Ganoksin is dedicated to serve the information needs of the world's jewelers. It is our mission to educate, improve working conditions and facilitate sharing between goldsmiths globally. Ganoksin continues improving access to information for productivity, safety, skills and education of all jewelers, professionals and hobbyists.
Ganoksin maintains a substantial library of articles, publications, reports, and technical data on gem and jewelry related topics; many of which were authored by some of the most esteemed writers within their respective fields. In addition, this site contains a sizable collection of art and jewelry galleries, for both the casual visitor and the professional.
Ganoksin also provide members blogs and forums for the exchange of information and opinion; with contributors from all over the world speaking from a wide range of technical and aesthetic experiences, covering a full range of topics of interest to the jeweler and the gemologist.
[Call for Entries] UncommonGoods Jewelry Design Challenge
UncommonGoods, an online retailer that specializes in handmade, eco- friendly and uniquely designed gifts and accessories, has just launched their Jewelry Design Challenge, a call for unique, handmade jewelry including necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings. The winner will receive $500 and an UncommonGoods vendor contract.
Call For Entries - The Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition 2013
Hosted by Center for Metal Arts and sponsored: Rio Grande, the Ganoksin Project, and Art Jewelry Magazine.
The 2nd annual Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition is a juried competition for metal work using foldforming techniques. Submission fee is $25. Rio Grande will provide gift certificates for top prizes as follows: 1st Place $300, 2nd place $200, 3rd place $100, and Honorable Mention $50. Additional entries are recognized as Notable Submissions in a Jurors' Choice round. A 2013 video and the publication of an art book of curated entries from the Lewton-Brain Foldform Competitions 2012-2013 will follow this year's CLB 2013 conference.
Details and entry information are available here