Albert Ayars   Vice President ~ CAD Designer/CAM Operator ~ Jewelry Designer/Goldsmith

     Born and raised in Spokane, Albert graduated high school in 2004, and was recruited from his college art program to become a jewelry designer. He has been a goldsmith for 10 years, and has 7 years experience in advanced CAD/CAM designing. He heads Hindley's CAD/CAM custom design program.

     Albert grew up in a very artistic household, and has a chiweenie dog named Charlie. He enjoys snowboarding, skateboarding, disc golf, shooting and wake-boarding. He is an auto enthusiast, mainly BMW's. He also has an old speed boat that he is fixing up and likes to get it out and on the water!

Kelly Orbanic   Goldsmith

     Kelly has been working Hindley's for almost 2 years now, and has been a great addition to the team! He has been a jewelry goldsmith for 18 years, but has been a metalsmith since 1997. In 1999, he got a degree in metalsmithing/minor artistry at Edinburo University in Pennsylvania. He does the majority of our jewelry repair, as well as hand carving waxes, setting stones, and more.

     Kelly moved to Spokane in 2013 from Denver, Colorado, with his girlfriend and their kitty. His hobbies are foundry casting and riding motorcycles.

Samantha Brott   Goldsmith

Bree Kjolseth   Office Manager

     Bree is the new Office Manager at Hindley's. She has been in the jewelry business for 3 years, and is in charge of fielding all communications and running day to day operations. When you call Hindley's, it's Bree's friendly voice you'll hear on the other end of the phone.

     Bree was born in California, but spent the majority of her life in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho before venturing North to Spokane. She loves art and music, and has a beautiful 5 year old girl, Charlotte.

Thomas Hindley   Owner/President ~ Master Goldsmith

    Tom has been in the jewelry business since 1975. He worked as a goldsmith for 8 years until he opened up his own business, Hindley's Jewelry, in 1983. He specializes in hand wax carvings and stone setting, and is also an ezpert in all areas of jewelry repair and custom work.

     From 1976-1996, Tom was also a professional hydroplane racer. He won 14 regional championships, was 3 time national champion, and placed 2 world records for speed. He is also an avid fisherman, and his latest hobby is range shooting.

Hindley's Jewelry

Servicing Retail Jewelers Since 1983