About the Author: Michael Marentes

Michael Marentes
Owner/Goldsmith, Waldo Jewelers
I’m 6 foot 2 inches • Married to an Elementary School Principal • Proud father of 3 children (2 are Twins) • I got my first taste of jewelry my freshman year of high school • I spend the first half of my day Facebook trolling on Jewelers Helping Jewelers, among other tasks • Here’s my advice: Keep learning; you’ll never know everything!

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Feature Friday – Michael Marentes

Meet the man in charge of quality craftsmanship and top-notch customer service

Meet Michael Marentes I got my first taste of jewelry my freshman year of high school. My Instructor, Chuck Crawford, was an awesome and inspiring individual. In classes, we learned lost wax casting and basic fabrication in sterling silver. By my senior year, I had two hours independent study and read more…