Alexandra Hart

Alexandra Hart is a Fairmined Licensed 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.

Fair Mined LicenseAlexandra 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 in advisory and Director roles with Ethical Metalsmiths, Compassion for African Villages, and Jewellery and Gemstone Association Africa, and is involved in other organizations for good, blending her designer business with activist roles.

“Radical Collaboration” @ Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog Post, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

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Jewelry Raffle to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths

By |September 22nd, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

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Raffle to Benefit Ethical Metalsmiths at Sparks Gallery

By |September 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog Post, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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- [...]

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