Also participating in TedxTullahoma 2022 is world-renowned firearm engraver Bertram Edmonston IV. Originally from Maryland, Bertram graduated from Fredrick High School. He then attended the local community college and received an AA degree, at which time he began working full-time at his family’s jewelry store.
While working at the jewelry store he earned the prestigious Graduate Gemologist title from the Gemological Institute of America.
In 2014 his wife was offered an HR management position in Colorado. The couple decided to go for it, at which time Bertram made engraving his full-time occupation.
Since then, he has worked with firearms manufacturers as well as private collectors – and collaborated with other artists. Bertram’s artwork has made it into private collections as well as museums – and is regularly published.
As a firearm engraver, Bertram is known and recognized internationally. He is married and has two children.