Jewelry and decorative items for the home and garden

Gingrich's Fiber and Metal Art (GFMA) is a partnership owned by Katherine and Chester Gingrich. We are located in the Silver Spring/Wheaton, Maryland area. We both hold Master of Science degrees in engineering from the University of Maryland. Chester has a real job full time and works for GFMA on a part-time basis. Katherine works for GFMA full time.

Chester is currently building his machine shop equipment to allow us to expand our creative endeavors. He has already built two coal forges, one gas forge, a gas furnace, a metal lathe, and a metal shaper. He cast the parts for the... (more)


Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.


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