Brief Bio of Janet Harriman, Jeweler
Janet has been making jewelry and winning awards for over 40 years. She has been teaching workshops for 28 years. She has been experimenting with PMC and BRONZclays, and developing state-of-the-art techniques for using the these materials. Janet was invited to the National PMC Conference in 2008 and 2010 at Purdue Univ. to demonstrate her methods, and an article she wrote about one of her discoveries was published in Glass on Metal magazine. Her jewelry is included in three PMC Annual Exceptional Work in Metal Clay books and Contemporary Metal Clay Rings by Hattie Sanderson.
Janet teaches jewelry workshops in metal clays, metalsmithing, enameling, fold forming, and fabrication techniques. She has taught many workshops in North Carolina: Classes on Ocracoke at the Deepwater theater, at Wildacres for the Florida Society of Goldsmiths West Coast Chapter, Pocosin School of Fine Crafts, OQZO Metalsmith where she is a guest instructor, The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, and many private workshops that she organizes.