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The Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America, Inc. ( ABANA)
The Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America, Inc. ( ABANA)ABANA, the non-profit organization of blacksmiths artists, originated with only twenty blacksmiths. Now it has 5,000 members on roll. It aims at resurgence of the "lost" art of blacksmithing. It organizes schools and workshops around the world which offer blacksmithing classes. Presently over 50 groups are working as ABANA Chapters all over the US.
Website : http://www.abana.org

The British Artist Blacksmiths Association (BABA)
The British Artist Blacksmiths Association (BABA)BABA runs "Forge-ins" and "Master Classes" to give real hands-on experience for old as well as new smiths. The British Artist Blacksmiths Association offers a "BABA Magazine Only Subscription" to all non-UK resident blacksmiths. The magazine can be received anywhere in the world without the additional membership fee.
Website : http://www.baba.org.uk/
The Guild of Metalsmiths
The Guild of MetalsmithsThe Guild of Metalsmiths, a chapter of ABANA (Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America), is a non-profit organization dedicated to the art of metalworking. It strives to disseminate education about metalworking in general and blacksmithing in particular by including all forms of metalsmithing from traditional blacksmithing to contemporary art forms. The arts and trades of its members include general blacksmithing, sculpture, tinsmithing, coppersmithing, furniture making and architectural wrought iron.
Website :http://www.metalsmith.org/

The Houston Area Blacksmith's Association (HABA)
The Houston Area Blacksmith's Association  (HABA)HABA works to preserve and promote the art and craft of blacksmithing through education. Its members share their skills related to blacksmithing through meetings, monthly newsletter, its website, by demonstrating blacksmithing at public venues like parks, schools, museums and local festivals and by contributing ironwork to nonprofit organizations.
Website :http://www.habairon.org/

Australian Blacksmiths Association (Victoria) Incorporated.
Australian Blacksmiths Association (Victoria) Incorporated.The Australian Blacksmiths Association, a not-for-profit organization, is dedicated to preserving and promoting the ancient craft of the blacksmith. It also publishes a quarterly newsletter, 'The Drift' featuring articles on the history of blacksmithing, techniques, event reports among other things.
Website : http://www.abavic.org.au/


The Northwest Blacksmith Association (NWBA)
The Northwest Blacksmith Association (NWBA)NWBA is a non-profit trade association, which was founded in 1979. Its Mission includes Education in Blacksmithing and related Metalcrafts. It organizes conferences and training to educate people on blacksmithing. It also publishes “Hot Iron News” whose back issues too can be purchased online from its website.
Website : http://www.blacksmith.org/


Blacksmiths Association of Missouri (BAM)
Blacksmiths Association of Missouri (BAM)BAM, a chapter of ABANA (The Artist Blacksmith's Association of North America), is a group of about 400 members in Missouri and other states who are interested in learning ancient craft of blacksmithing. It's aim includes preservation and advancement of blacksmithing. The members meet every other month to share ideas and demonstrate new techniques at the forge. It also publishes an award-winning newsletter six times per year whose goal is to support BAM's aims.
Website : http://www.bamsite.org


Ontario Artist Blacksmith Association (OABA)
Ontario Artist Blacksmith Association (OABA)OABA works to promote the trade of traditional and modern blacksmithing. Its members are full time professionals as well as hobbyists. OABA was established in Canada during 1982 as a chapter of the ABANA (The Artist Blacksmith's Association of North America). It also publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, the Iron Trillium, to keep the members up to date on any technical developments in the field of blacksmithing.
Website : http://www.ontarioblacksmiths.ca/


The Ferronnerie Catalane Association
The Ferronnerie Catalane AssociationThe association, founded in 1998, aim to develop and promote wrought-iron art. Its members include French or foreign professional wrought-iron craftsmen, retired wrought-iron craftsmen, artists, associations, and public organizations. It exhibits and promots the works of local wrought iron craftsmen. It also does research by collecting documents and publications related to mining in the past and ancestral techniques. It also organizes annual “Wrought Iron Art Meetings” every year on the second weekend of October for national and international wrought iron art professionals.
Website : http://www.ferronnerie-catalane.com/


Australian Farriers & Blacksmiths Association (AFBA)
Australian Farriers & Blacksmiths Association (AFBA)The AFBA serves and works as a representative of farriery interests within the horse world. It monitors legislation, showing rules, and acts as an advocate of farriers in relations with veterinarians, breed and sport associations, and state and federal government agencies.
Website : http://www.afba.org.au/

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