Tom Mitchell is a jewelry designer in The Villages, Florida. He specializes in faceted colored gems, silver and gold jewelry, scrimshaw and cold connections designs. He is a member of the following: Ultra Tec Representative in Florida, The Villages Gem and Mineral Society, US Faceters Guild, Professional Photographers of America, Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies, Tomoka Faceting Guild.
Certificates of Completion from William Holland School of Lapidary Arts, Young Harris, GA: Faceting I,II, Polymer Clay, Scrimshaw, Cold Connections, Cabochons, Wire Wrapping, Photography of Gems, Gem and Mineral ID and Silver I, Silver II and Gold. Tom teaches gem faceting at William Holland several weeks each year.