Blog Category - General News

A Call to Jewelers, Artists, And Artisans PART 1 (of 3): Makers of Things Great and Small

May 12th, 2013

ETHICAL METALSMITHS DIALOGUES: A VOICE FOR ETHICS IN JEWELRY Ethical Metalsmiths has partnered with the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) to encourage dialogue about the ethical implications of jewelry. Essays by EM members will be engaging, challenging and hopeful. The topics will range from visionary to practical. Writers for this series are professional jewelers, […]

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Radical Jewelry Makeover – Boone, NC!!

September 17th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jody Servon 828.262.7338 Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University Presents the Radical Jewelry Makeover Boone, NC—September 6, 2012—The Catherine J. Smith Gallery (CSG) at Appalachian State University (ASU) and Ethical Metalsmiths (EM) presents Radical Jewelry Makeover (RJM). We are seeking donations of old, unwanted jewelry for a community […]

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Sustainability Grant Transforms F.I.T. Jewelry Program

May 8th, 2012

Changing old habits isn’t easy. But systemic change, that offers new and more sustainable approaches, can alter the way jewelry students do basic tasks, ultimately breaking a cycle of waste. By Lauren Pineda The Jewelry Design Department of the Fashion Institute of Technology was awarded a  Sustainability Grant in March of 2011. Our original proposal […]

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GOLD Vision, Value and Values – a conference

February 15th, 2012

Text has been adapted from Initiatives in Art and Culture conference materials. New York, NY (February 13, 2012) – Initiatives in Art and Culture (IAC) announces its Second Annual Gold Conference “Gold: Vision, Value and Values.” This two-day event will feature experts in the fields of mining, jewelry, collecting, finance, and sustainability who examine gold […]

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Welcome to Ethical Metalsmiths NEW BLOG!

February 9th, 2012

Dear Ethical Metalsmith, This blog was integrated into the EM website Feb. 2012. Please bear with us as we develop its theme and content. Once in action, this will be a great place for you to share your thoughts in a public forum. Stop back soon! Thank you, The Ethical Metalsmiths Team

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