Alexandra Hart designer/goldsmith, activist and advocate, 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.
Diamond Industry: Improve or Loose!
There are so many changes in the jewelry industry right now, many changes for the better! Diamonds have long been the centerpiece, at least in the USA, of the "luxury" and Jewelry world, and also [...]
Launch of Additional Traceability Procedure
It has always been a great concern of mine to operate as Responsible a business in the jewelry industry as possible and fortunately many of the issues are now reaching consumers. A long time member [...]
“Radical Collaboration” @ Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference
It was an international gathering of pioneers and initiatives of all scales and covering not only "sourcing" but the big picture at the First Annual Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference! Grateful to Susan Wheeler for the [...]
Sparks Gallery in Union Tribune
Alexandra Hart's Golden Sunburst Necklace chosen by Sonya Sparks
form & concept Features Alexandra Hart
I am pleased to be a part of the launch of this great gallery and community builder, and recent host to a Radical Jewelry Makeover exhbition event, part of Ethical Metalsmiths educational agenda! "form & [...]
Environmental Activist- InStore Magazine
Great coverage of the contemporary jewelry consumer's picks: an Environmental Activist using her purchasing power to better the world! Thank you Barbara Palumbo for a great feature in InStore Magazine. Have you noticed that becoming an [...]