El Dorado Casting Lab

El Dorado Casting Lab

Providing tools, equipment, resources, services, support and work space to the local Jewelry Design community based in Honolulu, Hawaii. We are an open source, sharing and learning center for indivuals interested in pursuing the jewelry design. James Friedman co-founder also provides expert advice as an educator and jewelry manufacturing as professional.

  • Background

    James Friedman have over 25 years of jewelry design and manufacturing experience.
    Wax carving, Lost wax casting and jewelry production is his background. He offers to clients a wealth of knowledge, resources and practical experience.  Starting out in a manufacturing environment, he worked his way up to set up and manage small to medium sized facilities as well as start his own brands. James' goal at El Dorado Casting Lab is to support and incubate island based jewelry designers. Providing tools, equipment and services that are not otherwise available here in Hawaii.

  • Info


    Jewelry Design, manufacturing, consulting. Community support and education








    1130 Bishop Street #3

    Honolulu, HI 96813