These are some trusted partners and referrals. Every fine hand engraver has a different style land approach, and different mediums that they are drawn to, whether more jewelry, or guns, knives, etc. Perhaps they are closer to where you live. I am proud to connect to my pals, many of whom are FEGA certified Master Engravers. Hope you enjoy perusing this list.
C. Roger Bleile -- who I'm am delighted to call a friend, has written some of the most important works on American Engravers. Any of his books you can find new or used: get them! Some of his notable works include:
American engravers American Engravers: The 21st Century American Engravers III: Masterpieces in Metal by America's Engraving Artisans
R.L. Wilson -- L. D. Nimschke: Firearms Engraver, a comprehensive study of the work by the great LD Nimschke - famed engraver during the height of the cowboy era extending into the early 1900's.