Exquisitely Ethical- Hot off the Press!

By |2016-11-16T23:02:13-08:00June 7th, 2016|Blog Post|

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 [...]

Ethical Metalsmiths at Terra Firma Gallery

By |2016-11-16T23:19:35-08:00March 22nd, 2016|Blog Post|

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 [...]

Ancient-Style Gold Ring with Re-cut Lapis

By |2018-06-06T21:55:11-07:00January 30th, 2016|Blog Post|

Repurposing old unwanted or damaged jewelry is a fun way of recycling! Jewelry materials are usually valuable so nothing goes to waste, and then there's a NEW piece reborn from the old. This ring is made from 18k gold scrap and a re-cut lapis lazuli cabochon, in a setting referencing Early Renaissance Jewelry. 

Palladium Framed Sapphires Ring

By |2016-10-18T02:51:35-07:00January 22nd, 2016|Blog Post|

Dramatic combination of light and intense blue sapphires brightened by the white pearl center, framed elegantly in pure palladium and diamonds- made specially for a lucky client. Palladium glows bright red as its welded under intense heat seen here in the progress shots. 100% recycled palladium and client's gemstones

Heirloom Diamonds Reset in Sterling

By |2018-06-06T21:52:01-07:00January 15th, 2016|Blog Post|

These earrings were a larger project than they appear: Simple sterling droplet shapes appear to be "sprinkled" with the client's mine-cut tiny diamonds, yet every stone was an asymmetrical shape and each had to be custom fit and set securely into the silver.  The result is a lovely subtle glittery twinkle like stars in the night [...]

Holiday Sterling Starfish Pendant

By |2016-10-18T02:51:37-07:00January 12th, 2016|Blog Post|

Reclaimed Silver was forged and fabricated to the client's specifications incorporating a lovely tourmaline for this lovely gift. You can see here the "before and after" shots how the metal can be formed by hammering to the graceful curves of the abstracted starfish- this like so many gifts were developed at the end of the [...]

Radiant Ruffles, Bold yet Delicate

By |2016-10-18T02:51:40-07:00July 7th, 2015|Blog Post|

At the pinnacle of the Radiant collection proudly reign's this Radiant Jellyfish Pin-Pendant of undulating hammer formed and burnished 18k gold set with a fine 16mm mabe' pearl which is held in place with 5 platinum set white diamonds, leading to 10 surface set natural Australian cognac diamonds, draped on 18 inch 3 row 18k cable [...]

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