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“Radical Collaboration” @ Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference

By | 2017-10-17T19:56:06+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Blog Post, Sustainability|

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 idea and successful creation of this incredible conference in such a great city, attracting many regional participants from surrounding states. [...]

Symbiosis Exhibition Gratitude List

By | 2017-10-06T17:59:43+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Blog Post, Exhibitions|

Reflecting on the incredible lead-up to our amazing opening night spectacle at Sparks Gallery, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for everyone who participated in every way! There’s no such thing as a “solo show,” really.  So many people are involved in putting an exhibition event together, and this one was self-consciously symbiotic and collaborative! From [...]

Symbiosis Opening Night Details

By | 2017-09-30T17:57:47+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Blog Post, Exhibitions|

As we prepare for Saturday night, just a few helpful details to share: First, bring CASH for bar and raffle fundraiser for Ethical Metalsmiths Second, PARKING: Below are some parking options to help you plan your trip: After 6pm, Park it on Market (closest paid lot) is a flat rate of $10. Before 6pm maintains $1 per hour all night. This also [...]

Jewelry Raffle to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths

By | 2017-10-04T20:00:36+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 | 2017-10-04T20:00:37+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 [...]

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 [...]