Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Sims lives in Charleston, Illinois. Biography: Sims is a blacksmith artist and on of only a handful of female blacksmiths. She is extemely talented in her work. Examples of her works of art can be viewed on her website. Her business is called: ''Five Points Blacksmith Shop'' and is located at 218 State Street in Charleston. Smith has served on the Charleston City Council and graduated from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.
Lorelei Sims on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=lorelei+sims
|The backyard blacksmith :
ISBN: 9780785825678 OCLC: 62421214 Quarry Books, Gloucester, Mass. : ©2006. This book shows you how blacksmithing can be easy to learn, and a rewarding hobby, with some patience and a working knowledge of metals, basic tools, and techniques.