2018 Sponsors

The Portland Jewelry Symposium would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. Thank you.

For more information on the benefits of becoming a sponsor of the 2018 Portland Jewelry Symposium contact us!

TechForm Advanced Casting Technology

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TechForm is an industry leader in the casting of high temperature metals and possesses a unique process for the casting of platinum group metals. Using a ceramic shell system derived from the medical and aerospace industries, TechForm provides superior quality platinum and palladium castings for the jewelry, fine art, medical, and aerospace markets.


Stuller, Inc.

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Headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, Stuller, Inc. is a prime manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of goods and services for jewelry professionals worldwide. Stuller’s core product categories include: bridal jewelry, wedding bands, fine jewelry, mountings, diamonds, gemstones, findings, fabricated metals, tools, packaging, displays, and digital solutions.

Platinum Guild International, USA

Platinum Guild International, USA is a worldwide organization dedicated to creating, expanding, and strengthening consumer and trade markets for platinum jewelry.

Rio Grande

Rio Grande provides the jewelry industry with a wide variety of tools and equipment, gems and findings, display and packing supplies, as well as finished jewelry. With a legacy of high standards and excellence in customer service, Rio Grande continues to expand to meet the changing needs of the industry.


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Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America (MJSA) provides resources and support to U.S.-based jewelry designers, manufacturers and suppliers to compete successfully in a global market. As the publisher of the monthly trade magazine MJSA Journal and presenter of MJSA Expo New York brings a wealth of information to every level of the jewelry industry.

Johnson Matthey, NY

Johnson Matthey, NY has a world of experience and a wealth of history. It is the leading responsible supplier and refiner of platinum and palladium.

Hoover & Strong

Through the years, our company has built a reputation on catering to the needs of the independent jeweler, and we are proud to continue that commitment today. Our product line now offers you the largest findings selection in the jewelry industry. That is in addition to our extensive collection of Mill Products, as well as our Refining and Custom Casting services. Additionally, all of the products we produce are made in the USA with HARMONY recycled precious metals, and carry the SCS third-party certification of recycled content. By adhering to the highest standards, offering you the best products, and providing outstanding customer service, we hope to win your trust as well as your business.


Gemological Institute of America Inc. (GIA) was established in 1931 and has translated its expert knowledge into the most respected gem and jewelry education available in the world. The GIA Graduate Jeweler (GJ) program teaches bench skills, and the Jewelry Design & Technology (JDT) program offers training geared toward jewelry design and CAD/CAM technology.

INSTORE Magazine

INSTORE Magazine is devoted to making America’s retail jewelers better, smarter and most of all happier. Every month INSTORE offers retailing tips, tricks and ideas in a fun, easy-to-read format. The magazine has won numerous awards for editorial excellence and continues to be the favorite of independent American jewelers.

Metalsmith Magazine

Metalsmith gives you a front row seat on the world of studio art and design in contemporary jewelry and metalsmithing. Coverage spans contemporary makers, artists in their studios, edgy work, production jewelry, fashion, hollowware, furniture, collectors’ collections, and much more. For over 35 years, Metalsmith has brought you the best in the field.

United Precious Metal Refining, Inc.

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United Precious Metal Refining, Inc. is one of the world’s leading refiners of precious metals. United manufactures master alloys, patented deoxidized sterling silver, karat-gold casting grain, solder and wire product manufactured with recycled precious metals that are not mined from the earth.


EnvisionTEC is a leading provider of professional 3D printing solutions for the jewelry industry. The technical precision and range of materials offered have made EnvisionTEC’s Perfactory® line the gold standard for quality jewelry production. EnvisionTEC offers solutions designed for individual designers up through large manufacturing facilities.

Otto Frei

Otto Frei is your source for quality jewelry tools and supplies. Otto Frei has over 80 years of history to back up our superior knowledge, service and technical expertise. Our product mix is unique in the industry, as we carry the most complete selections of the fine Quality Jewelry Tools available anywhere.

Red Sky Plating

Since 1975, Red Sky Plating has earned a reputation as an industry leader that sets the bar high by providing exceptional metal finishing and excellent service to its customers. Our well-equipped lab features state-of-the-art x-ray fluorescence thickness testing and atomic absorption spectrophotometry for precise bath control. We offer a wide variety of finishes and plating services.

The Santa Fe Symposium

The Santa Fe Symposium brings the very best minds in the jewelry industry together to present their research and share their experience and expertise. The core idea that inspired the founding of the Symposium in 1987 continues to be relevant today: sharing knowledge, experience and information benefits us all.

Laminated Metals Technology

Laminated Metals Technology is a company that produces metal laminates for the trade. We make mokume gane in precious alloys and copper alloys as well as stainless steel damascus stock. We are dedicated to providing custom solutions in patterns and metal combinations for our clients. Principals of the company are Jim Binnion and Chris Ploof between us we have over 40 years experience in making and patterning laminated metals. We can produce a wide array of sheet, and rod in both patterned and un-patterned laminates.