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.
Jewelry Raffle to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths
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 [...]
Raffle to Benefit Ethical Metalsmiths at Sparks Gallery
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 [...]
Lets Talk Ethical Sourcing: in Chicago!
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 [...]
MJSA Cover Article: “Good Design”
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 [...]
Arthropod Sculpture-to-Wear Press: Satellite Magazine
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- [...]