A native of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Cork believes his artistic abilities come naturally. He has family members who excel in stained glass artistry, tole and painting.
He uses ready made wax designs, or he hand carves wax patterns to make "one-of-a-kind" pieces, which are the most popular.
Phillip "Cork" Walden owns and operates "Jewelry by Cork" , Located in The Antique Depot in Skiatook, Oklahoma where he designs and creates "One-of-a-Kind" jewelry pieces for customers in a four state area. To make these small works of art, Cork uses a technique called "lost wax investment casting".
Jewelry by Cork
He takes the cooled designs of metal, files and polishes it and sets it with stones if they are part of the design.