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Alexandra Hart designer/goldsmith – using and promoting responsibly-sourced materials for couture and conceptual art jewelry.

Alexandra Hart is known for her sophisticated and artful couture jewelry and metal sculpture. With both Bachelors and Masters degrees in art and metalsmithing, with fashion experience designing for Lagerfeld and Givenchy jewelry, and with fine jewelry design and manufacturing with Barbara Heinrich Studio, she has achieved the synergy among artistic inspiration, high design and skillful craftsmanship that many artists spend their entire careers chasing.

Alexandra has been working to promote socially and ecologically responsible business practices in the jewelry industry and to consumers since the launch of her business in 1995. She actively serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Ethical Metalsmiths, and Compassion for African Villages, and is involved in other organizations for good, blending her designer business with activist roles.

Lets Talk Ethical Sourcing: in Chicago!

By | September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog Post, Sustainability|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Surprise Delight: Old Earring Becomes New Pendant

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog Post, Sustainability|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Anniversary Celebration Radical Ring- Makeover!

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog Post, Sustainability|

To celebrate, these two decided to opt for a Radical Jewelry Makeover™  of their jewelry to these rings- "Admiring the beautiful ring redesign commissioned to mark 15 years together. Now we're matching! Thanks Alexandra Hart [...]

MJSA Cover Article: “Good Design”

By | September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Blog Post, Press|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Great coverage by Deborah Yonick in the upcoming MJSA Journal October issue profiling several designer's decisions to use responsibly sourced materials in their work!  My palladium pendant landed the cover, and a lovely 2 page spread [...]

Arthropod Sculpture-to-Wear Press: Satellite Magazine

By | May 8th, 2014|Categories: Blog Post, Press|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Gorgeous 2 full page spread in the May-June 2014 issue of Satellite Magazine of my Arthropod Series, begun for an exhibition at Mingei Museum, and is continuing to develop.  This amazing shoot by Andrew Casey and Nick Mansfield- [...]