Many of the techniques and tools that are used in the metalsmithing process are also involved in the art of goldsmithing, a popular but precision-heavy skill often featured as a part of fine arts curriculum across America. Technically categorized as a metalworker, goldsmiths study, form, manipulate, sculpt, and mold precious metals­­and specifically, as the name suggests, gold.

Stacie Midori is a seasoned Los Angeles goldsmith, and has been working in this medium for over 15 years. You’ll find her techniques shine through in both jewelry collections, as well as her wedding and engagement ring work.