Joshua is an accomplished jeweler and blacksmith from a diverse family of Berkeley artisans and innovators. With over a decade of bench experience as a production and fine jewelry artist, Joshua wields the hammer of Forge and Fountain. As designer and primary fabricator, Joshua oversees the studio and all its workings. He currently teaches Jewelry and Metalsmithing at College of Marin in Kentfield, CA.
Holly DeFount |The Fountain
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Holly is our designer and teller of stories: the ‘feather’ behind Forge and Fountain. Hers is the hand that sketches, carves, and fine-tunes many of our one of a kind pieces, deftly weaving threads of sacred meaning into our work. An accomplished fine artist and cartomancer; Holly self published The Incidental Tarot (2012) and A Curious Oracle (2015).