Tammy Jones – About
Tammy is the Editor of Jewelry Making Daily and Beading Daily. As a writer, editor, and jewelry designer, Tammy has worked in the craft and jewelry industry for over 15 years, including seven years as the Crafts Editor for HGTV.com and three years writing about gemstones and jewelry making as the editor of a major jewelry E-commerce company’s website. She has dabbled in just about every craft imaginable and learned to knit on the set of The Carol Duvall Show from the Queen of Crafts herself. She also enjoys paper crafting.
Tammy’s broad jewelry style includes everything from found objects to gemstones, from metal clay to traditional metalsmithing. She has held memberships in the East Tennessee PMC Guild and the L’esprit du Metal PMC Guild of Louisiana. She’s passionate about silver, copper, enameling, and gemstones, having been a rock hound since childhood and completing a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).
Tammy also holds a B.A. in English literature from Carson-Newman College and completed further cultural studies at the Imperial College of London.