Blog Category - Studio Practices

An Urgent Appeal For Your Support To Save The Fairtrade Gold Brand

September 24th, 2012

THIS IS A TIME SENSITIVE POST! Dear Jewelers, Metalsmiths and Concerned Citizens, We need your help. The Alliance for Responsible Mining and Fairtrade International have put forth proposed standards that call for selling Fairtrade and Fairmined gold that is mixed with gold coming from other “responsible” sources.  You can review the proposal on pages 86 […]

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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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