Fair Trade Gems

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Fairtrade Trillion (or Triangular Brilliant) Amethyst Ring

By | 2016-11-16T22:11:13+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Blog Post|

Another well cut, elegantly proportioned Fairtrade gem from my favorite colored stone provider Columbia Gem House.  The cut was first developed by the Asscher brothers in Amsterdam, and much like round brilliants, the cut maximizes scintillation. Skillfully set in a tapered bezel, the nearly 3 ct amethyst hovers on a simple organically textured band. As always, [...]

Ethical Metalsmiths at Terra Firma Gallery

By | 2016-11-16T23:19:35+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Blog Post|

Ethical Metalsmiths next fun event will be a Trunk show at Terra Firma in Berkeley CA: Four Ethical Metalsmiths will show their amazing work for a one day event celebrating Terra Firma's recently opened Berkeley location, sales to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths! It promises to be a special and elegant event with a reception starting at [...]

Twisted Leaves Ring with Ombre Diamonds

By | 2016-10-18T02:51:38+00:00 August 13th, 2015|Blog Post|

Rose gold leaves twist and swirl around the finger glittering in tonal ombre hues of champagne diamonds direct (traceable) from Australia.   Elegant and ergonomic, this ring is designed to nestle into the to the angles in the left hand ring finger for comfort and stability. Photography by Jolyne Harris.

Large Palladium Feather Cuff

By | 2016-10-18T02:51:42+00:00 May 7th, 2015|Blog Post|

I have wanted to make a show stopping Feather Cuff, in (recycled) palladium for awhile. This broad hammered surface is subtle in organic texture and bold in scale and effect. Studded down the folded seam, Certified Reclaimed Nature TM white diamonds taper in size along the silhouette. Ergonomically designed to nestle comfortably at the base [...]

New Pure Flight Winged Earrings

By | 2016-10-18T02:51:42+00:00 May 5th, 2015|Blog Post|

The latest installation in the Pure Flight collection, these earrings flatter the face by sweeping along the jawline. Made from 100% reclaimed and refined silver and Australian Silvermist Diamonds TM, they hang about 1.5 inches from the ear

Holiday Glamour with Pure Flight Earrings

By | 2016-10-18T02:51:46+00:00 December 16th, 2014|Blog Post|

This lucky client got to soiree with Adam Levine in her new Fabulous Feather Earrings from the Pure Flight Collection!  This dramatic yet wearable collection features Australian sourced natural Silvermist DiamondsTM set in 100% reclaimed and refined sterling silver... AND she bought the earrings at a Rotary Fundraiser supporting Generate Hope  

One and Only Event at Kohler Art Center

By | 2016-10-18T02:51:49+00:00 October 17th, 2014|Blog Post|

I have been invited to participate in a great museum event in Wisconsin:  ONE & ONLY presents a curated collection of finely crafted works of art created by dozens of exceptional artists from across the nation. Select from glass vessels, handcrafted ceramic mugs, hand-dyed silk scarves and shawls, jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture, and more for [...]

UN Day Celebration of Human Rights EVENT

By | 2016-10-18T02:51:49+00:00 October 10th, 2014|Blog Post|

PLEASE Join us in celebrating United Nations Day:  October 24 at 6pm at UCSD Campus, International House.  I will be representing Ethical Metalsmiths and exhibiting jewelry which supports empowerment of the citizens all along the material and labor supply chain!  It takes cooperation to make a difference- please add your voice!  Buy your tickets here. [...]

MJSA Cover Article: “Good Design”

By | 2017-01-24T21:27:08+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|Blog Post, Press|

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 of how and why we have dedicated ourselves to responsible sourcing, is found on page 28-29. Great to be in [...]