Joel McFadden is the owner of Joel McFadden designs in Chapel Hill, NC. At 12-years-old his career in jewelry began learning benchwork from his grandfather at McFadden Jewelers. He developed pricing for custom jewelry and repair work for the IJO Prototype Store in Greenfield, MA, opened a business which became a million-dollar store focusing on custom, was named MJSA’s first Mentor Jeweler, was the first director of the Council of Custom Jewelers, and is the creator of the Bench Jewelers Challenge seen at tradeshows. He has a passion for teaching and sharing his expertise, is a writer for industry publications and speaker at industry events. He is available for CAD work, stone setting, and complete custom pieces for customers and the trade. Contact Joel at MentorJeweler@gmail.com, JMDJewelry.com, Facebook, YouTube or 984-212-2217.
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