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So far Alexandra Hart has created 398 blog entries.

Jewelry Raffle to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths

By | 2017-09-22T18:26:08+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Blog Post, Sustainability|

Attendees of the symbiosis exhibition opening event at Sparks Gallery will have a chance to win this hand fabricated French Oak Leaf Pin/Pendant! Raffle to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths. Collaboration is one of the many themes of this show. There are so many ways to interpret SYMBIOSIS- I would argue we are never truly alone, and each [...]

Raffle to Benefit Ethical Metalsmiths at Sparks Gallery

By | 2017-09-20T23:03:54+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Blog Post, Sustainability|

Proud to announce that Ethical Metalsmiths will be the beneficiaries of a raffle and wine sales at the Opening Night Spectacle of my solo show: Symbiosis at Sparks Gallery.  Please RSVP for this event happening September 30 at 6pm.  No kidding, it will indeed be a spectacle!

Lets Talk Ethical Sourcing: in Chicago!

By | 2017-09-02T19:58:52+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Blog Post, Sustainability|

The Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference First annual: October 12-13, 2017 The Chicago Responsible Jewelry conference features panels and speakers on topics relevant to current world and jewelry industry concerns. Discussions and panels will include, artisanal mining's effects on communities and the environment, the future of man-made diamonds, how to buy and sell responsible jewelry,  ethical [...]

symbiosis: Solo-Yet-Collaborative Exhibition @Sparks Gallery

By | 2017-08-18T17:46:30+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Calendar, Exhibitions|

SYMBIOSIS: September 30- December 3, 2017 opening event: Saturday September 30 at 6pm at Sparks Gallery in the Gaslamp district, 530 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 Free Event open to all, includes drink ticket with RSVP Jewelry Raffle to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths Please bring friends, and wear your own wildest creations! Alexandra Hart presents symbiosis: an original collection of [...]

Surprise Delight: Old Earring Becomes New Pendant

By | 2017-07-27T00:23:50+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Blog Post, Sustainability|

This client decided to surprise her daughter with a special sentimental gift for successfully submitting her dissertation... Special because it was a childhood favorite pair of earrings until one was lost, and now, all these years later its brought back to life as a celebration! This Radical Jewelry Makeover project is part of a movement where value [...]

Ethical Metalsmiths Student Competition!

By | 2017-06-01T20:09:13+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Blog Post|

Calling all metals students: the Deadline for the 4th annual EM Student Competition approaches- win up to $1000 and great exposure with EM!  This exhibition has two goals: we are searching for the most innovative jewelry and metalsmithing work made within the past 2 years, while creating a platform for an honest dialogue about the [...]

About Allied Craftsmen of San Diego

By | 2017-05-27T00:50:39+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Blog Post, Exhibitions|

Soon after I first moved to San Diego in 1995 I was privileged to meet one of my all-time heroes of metalsmithing: Arline Fisch, who was teaching at SDSU. She told me about ACSD and I applied at the next opportunity. I have gotten to know so many incredible talents in the San Diego Arts [...]

Custom Cufflinks for Wedding Party

By | 2017-05-09T23:08:33+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Blog Post|

A challenging and unusual project came in through the net from a couple planning to surprise someone with a special pair of cufflinks. First was the challenge to find similar star sapphires to match the ring, then to be sure and capture the look of the ring, while saving room on the back for engravings, and [...]