Become a Member

Ethical Metalsmiths' work is supported by jewelers, educators and jewelry consumers who are united by a shared vision in which people can create and enjoy jewelry made with materials from responsible sources. JOIN US!

ATTENTION: If you are located outside the US and want to support the work of Ethical Metalsmiths with a donation, please review next steps at the bottom of the page.

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Updated May, 2017

 $250 Professional - jeweler/designer/artist

  • Receive EM member only benefits on Fairmined gold and silver orders through Hoover & Strong (starting Jan. 2015)
  • Access Online Jewelers Discussion Forum to network with peer professionals. Share ideas & tips, compare notes & discuss issues.
  • Recognition on our website with a hot-link to your website/blog. Newsletters e-delivered.
  • Invitation to create your custom Jeweler Profile page in our Jeweler Directory. (Note: An additional one-time $50 application fee and vetting process.)
  • A digital membership sticker for your website. Sticker can be printed for booth/studio display.
  • Invitations to EM hosted receptions at national conferences

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$250 Retailer – retailer/ journal / gallery

  • Recognition on our website with a hot-link to your website. Newsletters e-delivered.
  • A digital membership sticker for your website. Sticker can be printed for public display.
  • Invitations to EM hosted receptions at national conferences.

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$250 Institutional – college / university / art center / school / affiliate org.

  • Receive EM member only benefits on Fairmined gold and silver orders through Hoover & Strong (starting Jan. 2015)
  • Access Online Jewelers Discussion Forum to network with peer professionals.
  • Your institution/School recognized & hot-linked on our website. A digital membership sticker for your school / department website.
  • 50% discount on our new Radical Jewelry Makeover (RJM) ToolKit:
    • Organize a successful RJM.
    • Raises local awareness
    • Potentially generate funds for your Metals/Jewelry program.
  • Introductory hour of Curriculum Consultation with Christina Miller or Susie Ganch.
  • Invitations to EM hosted receptions at national conferences.

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$100 Supporter

  • Jewelers can Access the Online Discussion Forum.
  • Network with peer professional jewelers, share ideas & tips, compare notes and discuss issues.
  • Recognition on our website with a hot-link to your website/blog. Newsletters e-delivered.

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$75 Friend

  • Access to website blogs, event & exhibition invitations, & professional studio practices advice. Newsletters e-delivered.

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$35 US Student  / $38 Outside US – You are eligible for EM Student membership if you have enrolled in a Jewelry or Metalsmithing related course at a high school, college, craft school or workshop during the current year of student membership, or if it has been under 2 years since you graduated from a degree seeking program. 

  • Annual Emerging Artist Award
  • Annual Student Juried Exhibition
  • Access Online Jewelers Discussion Forum
  • Exhibition invitations/opportunities
  • Recognition on our website with a hot-link to your website/blog.
  • Newsletters e-delivered
  • A digital membership sticker for your website. Sticker can be printed for booth/studio display.

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$35 Contributor

  • Newsletter updates & advocacy alerts.

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$500 Sustainer

  • All the benefits of Advocate Membership
  • Exclusive sneak peeks at & discounts on new jewelry in the RJM online boutique.
  • Discounts/sneak peeks on Radical Jewelry Makeover creations.
  • Invitations to EM hosted receptions at national conferences.

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$500 Retailer Directory

  • All the benefits of Retailer Membership
  • Exclusive sneak peeks at & discounts on new jewelry in the RJM online boutique.
  • A personal page on our website’s RETAILER Directory. (Contingent upon passing through our vetting process.)
  • Discounts/sneak peeks on Radical Jewelry Makeover creations.
  • Invitations to EM hosted receptions at national conferences.

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$1,000 Patron

  • All the benefits of Sustainer Membership
  • Complimentary selection of choice from RJM jewelry.
  • Advance invitations (2) to EM hosted receptions at national conferences and all shows & events.
  • Recognition on our website.

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$1,000 Vendor Directory

  • All the benefits of Sustainer Membership
  • A personal page on our website’s VENDOR Directory. (Contingent upon passing through our vetting process.)
  • Advance invitations (2) to EM hosted receptions at national conferences and all shows & events.

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$2,500 Benefactor

  • All the benefits of Patron Membership
  • Opportunity to meet w EM board/director when in town.
  • Advance invitations (4) to EM hosted receptions at national conferences and all shows & events.
  • Recognition on our website.

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$5,000 Keystone

  • All the benefits of Benefactor Membership
  • Opportunity to meet w EM board/director when in town.
  • Advance invitations (8) to EM hosted receptions at national conferences and all shows & events.
  • Recognition on our website.

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We are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization and your gift is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Upon request, donors, at any level, may decline to receive and/or exercise Benefits if they might affect tax deductibility. Note: This applies to donations made from the US only.

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INTERNATIONAL SUPPORTERS ONLY - HOW TO DONATE / BECOME A MEMBER

1) Go to PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/make-online-payments
    - If you are not already a PayPal account holder, you will be prompted to set-up an account.
2) Make your donation to Ethical Metalsmiths through Earthworks (our fiscal sponsor) by using this unique email address: info@earthworksaction.org
3) Include a message identifying Ethical Metalsmiths as the donation recipient.
4) You will receive a confirmation email from PayPal (instantly).
5) Please let us know you joined via PayPal by emailing us at mail@ethicalmetalsmiths.org. Include your full name, website (if you have one), and phone.
6) Receive a special follow-up email from Ethical Metalsmiths (1-5 days after donating) to share your benefits with you.

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