Wackler has been selected as a judge for the 2016 AGTA Spectrum Awards
won one of the first AGTA Cutting
Edge Awards™ with a first prize multiple technique gemstone.
Then his life shifted once again when
his research into the manufacturing techniques of famous jewelry houses
such as Faberge resulted in him being hired by a Royal Baron as his
head work master.
Lew and his crew made Faberge style
objects for over 10 years for exclusive carriage trade clients.
Starting in 2002 he returned to
concentrating on Fantasy cuts, art jewelry and also adding fine custom
knife making to his studio work.Lew has decided to pass on his
knowledge by teaching exclusive studio Lapidary classes.
He takes great
pride in his students,
who have gone on to win over 100 AGTA Spectrum and Cutting Edge