Blog Category - Take Action

A Call to Jewelers, Artists, And Artisans PART 3 (of 3): The Body Politic

June 25th, 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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A Call to Jewelers, Artists, And Artisans PART 2 (of 3): The Miner’s Gift

June 25th, 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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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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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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