Meet the Makers and co-owners Gabriel Craig and Amy Weiks, of Smith Shop in Detroit, MI. Husband and wife team, Gabriel Craig and Amy Weiks, lead a small dedicated staff of metalsmiths in creating expertly designed and flawlessly executed heirloom quality kitchenware, housewares, and hardware including hand forged sterling flatware, spoons and ladles, spatulas, cheese knives, appetizer forks, meat forks, corkscrews, bottle openers, trivets and Judaica.
Smith Shop shapes each work by hand in small-batch production at their Central Detroit studio. With reverence for the history of their craft, and a vision for how metalsmithing can be practiced in a contemporary context today, their products represent the pinnacle of contemporary functional metalwork.
Smith Shop’s work has been recognized for excellence through numerous local, regional, and national awards and by publications including Saveur, Food & Wine, Metropolis, Dwell, and American Craft.
Welcome to Smith Shop!
“The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness.” – Joan Miro