Calling all metals students: the Deadline for the 4th annual EM Student Competition approaches- win up to $1000 and great exposure with EM! This exhibition has two goals: we are searching for the most innovative jewelry and metalsmithing work made within the past 2 years, while creating a platform for an honest dialogue about the [...]
Looking ahead at the next ACSD Exhibition at Sparks Gallery in downtown San Diego: Material Obsessions / A Group Show opening May 27, 2017 6-9 with RSVP Grateful for inclusion in this great show!
Another well cut, elegantly proportioned Fairtrade gem from my favorite colored stone provider Columbia Gem House. The cut was first developed by the Asscher brothers in Amsterdam, and much like round brilliants, the cut maximizes scintillation. Skillfully set in a tapered bezel, the nearly 3 ct amethyst hovers on a simple organically textured band. As always, [...]
Hot off the press, Cynthia Unninayar has published the latest Eco Trends in Jewelry and how and where they are worn! More and more attention is landing on designers and makers to source materials responsibly and this is our main goal as Ethical Metalsmiths. My reclaimed 18k gold Radiant Cufflinks with Diamond Foundry cultured diamonds [...]
Heading into a great show season, this incredible SPARKS gallery in Downtown San Diego will feature the self-juried local crafts organization Allied Craftsmen of San Diego, opening May 13 for a two month run. The pure palladium fold formed cuff bracelet pictured above is one of the two palladium pieces I will be exhibiting. RSVP Required for [...]
Ethical Metalsmiths next fun event will be a Trunk show at Terra Firma in Berkeley CA: Four Ethical Metalsmiths will show their amazing work for a one day event celebrating Terra Firma's recently opened Berkeley location, sales to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths! It promises to be a special and elegant event with a reception starting at [...]
Introducing a new shape and size for the continuing development of the Pure Flight collection, this 1.5 inch Wing Feather pendant features 0.08ct tw traceable Silvermist Diamonds™ responsibly mined in Australia, set in 100% recycled sterling silver
I am honored to have been chosen as one of the "Stars of San Diego" by San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine in the January 2016 issue! Lovely article by Mark Hiss, great studio shot by Martin Mann, featuring beautiful jewelry images by Robert Weldon, and fashion shot of wearable sculpture by Andrew Casey and Nick [...]
Congratulations and Gratitude to the Richline Group for Leading this Initiative to take a strong stand against Wildlife Exploitation! Ethical Metalsmiths co-authored the Mission and along with other leading jewelry industry organizations, as a show of unity and purpose! I am so honored and proud to be a part of this.