Derrick Obatake - Steel Flame
Derrick Obatake born and raised in East Los Angeles has been designing and making jewelry for over 35 years. At an early age he was taught to be a machinist by his father. He is a Graduate Gemologist from GIA and has had formal training in traditional jewelry arts: Diamond setting, model making, casting, finishing and fabrication. He has extended experience in Die striking, and 3D CAD design.
“I like to blend old school craftsmanship with new age technology to create an out of the box style that is hopefully refreshing and empowering.” - Derrick Obatake