Melody MacDuffee is the author of four books, three of them on wirework, as well as three 20-page booklets, Melody has taught her distinctive jewelry-making techniques all over the U.S. and as far away as Morocco and West Africa. She has a Craftsy instructional video, "Filigree Jewelry with a Twist!", and has been a guest artist on Jewelry Television’s Jewel School many times. Melody was also the winner of Bead & Button’s 2019 Bead Dreams Grand Award in the wire category. She is also the co-founder and director of Soul of Somanya, a fair trade non-profit that offers paid training and steady, living-wage employment to disadvantaged Ghanaian artisans.