Environmental Activist- InStore Magazine

By |2017-02-06T22:19:13-08:00February 6th, 2017|Blog Post, Press, Sustainability|

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 Activist is happening more often? See here the Pure Flight Collection: Feather Earrings made from 100% reclaimed metals and 100% [...]

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Gift Idea: Reclaimed Silver Diamond Radiant Pendant

By |2016-12-13T21:31:36-08:00December 13th, 2016|Blog Post, Sustainability|

Another example of 100% sustainable jewelry, this 16mm hammer textured pendant and chain are made of sterling silver from Certified Reclaimed suppliers features a natural silvery color diamond mined responsibly by Rio Tinto in Australia. These are popular for holidays and are available at Sparks Gallery, San Diego and Terra Firma Gallery, Sonoma.

Ethical Metalsmiths Trunk Show, Thank you!

By |2016-12-03T16:48:57-08:00June 2nd, 2016|Blog Post, Sustainability|

The Alchemy of Sustainability  -Was a great collaborative Trunk Show Fundraiser to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths at the gorgeous new Berkeley location of Terra Firma Gallery! Four talented EM Members finest works supported the cause of a more sustainable world. THANK YOU Terra Firma Gallery, 1801 Shattuck Av. Between Hearst and Delaware (510)486-9050

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2014 Marks Ethical Metalsmith’s 10th Anniversary

By |2016-11-25T21:00:19-08:00January 12th, 2014|Blog Post, Sustainability|

This organization made up of Jewelers and Metalsmiths advocating social and environmental responsibility was founded 10  years ago by Susan Kingsley and Christina Miller because of their dismay upon learning how precious materials were mined at the time. Mission: Lead jewelers and consumers in becoming informed activists for responsible mining, sustainable economic development and verified, ethical sources of [...]

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Diamonds with a Story campaign: Pure Flight, part 2

By |2016-12-03T16:48:09-08:00June 11th, 2013|Blog Post, Press, Sustainability|

The PURE FLIGHT collection is featured as the example of Sustainable Contemporary design in Rio Tinto's Diamonds with a Story Campaign, featured in this beautifully designed book .  In the Diamonds with a Story article, JNA describes the programme as: "The jewellery, designed for the US market by eight world-class North American designers, is part [...]

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Recommended reading: Cradle to Cradle

By |2016-11-25T21:06:18-08:00December 23rd, 2012|Blog Post, Sustainability|

Truly in line with my own thinking about Sustainable Living, this book Cradle to Cradle is a great way to re -think how we could live in harmony with the environment while saving money, eliminating poisons, and improving lifestyle.  Quite remarkable!

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Green Business Network, seal of approval

By |2016-11-25T20:59:23-08:00September 2nd, 2011|Blog Post, Sustainability|

I am pleased to announce that Alexandra Hart, metals artist/designer goldsmith has been awarded the Green America Business Seal of Approval. The seal is presented to businesses that go beyond product and service quality to set the highest standards in environmental sustainability and social justice, and work to solve, rather than create, environmental and social [...]

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