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 [...]
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 [...]
Surprise Delight: Old Earring Becomes New Pendant
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 [...]
Anniversary Celebration Radical Ring- Makeover!
To celebrate, these two decided to opt for a Radical Jewelry Makeover™ of their jewelry to these rings- "Admiring the beautiful ring redesign commissioned to mark 15 years together. Now we're matching! Thanks Alexandra Hart [...]
FAIR TRADE GEMS Video
I am so pleased to share one of my favorite suppliers of exquisite gemstones has been a PIONEER in Fair Trade Colored Gems, long before consumers and industry really wanted to think about sourcing... Columbia [...]
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 [...]
Gift Idea: Reclaimed Silver Diamond Radiant Pendant
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. [...]
Ethical Metalsmiths Trunk Show, Thank you!
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 [...]