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Sumner Silverman is a master jeweler who makes art jewelry of specific orchid taxa (named orchids). One of his greatest skills is in wax carving for casting. He fashions one of a kind masterworks in fossil ivory and repousse 24k gold.

Sumner Silverman

Sumner Silverman is a master jeweler who makes art jewelry of specific orchid taxa (named orchids). One of his greatest skills is in wax carving for casting. For the last several years Sumner has focused this skill on the family Orchidaceae.

His work has appeared in the follow venues:
 



Dr. Silverman is on the faculty of Metalwerx, a metal arts school in Waltham, MA.
Dr. Silverman is on the Advisory Board of the Educational Mentoring though the Arts and Humanities.

He has a radio program on WVVY.FM called Shrink Wrap focusing on Martha's Vineyard artists.

He is the recipient of the American Gem Trade Association Spectrum Award.

To see other work by Dr. Silverman please click on www.sumnersilverman.com