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SO FRESH SO CLEAN 2017

Friday, September 1st 2017 Exhibition and Awards Announcement

Sweeps is back - DONATE

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017 Ethical Metalsmiths and the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) have partnered again to turn your generous scrap donations into resources for the two organizations!

Call for Entry 2017 So Fresh So Clean

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017 4th Annual Ethical Metalsmiths International Student Exhibition and Emerging Artist Award and NEW Criteria to qualify.

Award Winners So Fresh So Clean 2015

Monday, January 25th 2016 Congratulations to the 2015 So Fresh So Clean award winners. Special thanks to all the applicants, guest juror, Renee Zettle Sterling, and award sponsors, Richline Group, Rio Grande and No Dirty Gold.

So Fresh So Clean entry deadline May 31

Wednesday, May 6th 2015 So Fresh + So Clean 2nd Annual Ethical Metalsmiths International Student Exhibition and Emerging Artist Award

DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2015

Fresh: Work that's happening now , challenging how we define the field of metalsmithing and jewelry.

Clean: Objectively looking at how our studio practices impact the environment and human health.

Learn from Matthieu Cheminee at 92Y

Wednesday, March 25th 2015 Matthieu Cheminee is a Parisian-born jeweler, photographer and teacher whose training spans three continents. His class on West African Filigree is being offered at 92Y in New York City. A discounted registration fee of 50% is available through Ethical Metalsmiths' online auction.

Exhibition of Ethically Sourced Jewelry

Wednesday, March 11th 2015 What is ethical jewelry? Pieces from today's leading jewelers - and members of Ethical Metalsmiths - to be exhibited and auctioned in New York.

Radical Jewelry Makeover 2014: Report

Thursday, January 15th 2015 Two major Radical Jewelry Makeover events took place in 2014 introducing over 2000 people to ideas of jewelry re-use, the differences between fashion, fine and art jewelry, and metal and gemstone sourcing issues in very fun, lively, engaging ways.

Christina Tyler EM Student Member Interview

Friday, January 9th 2015 Christina Tyler is a 2014 BFA Graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University. "I was president of my high school environmental awareness club and was a member of Green Unity for Virginia Commonwealth University in undergrad, but I had never heard about mining issues."

Sibling Studio EM Member Interview

Saturday, December 20th 2014 Devin Gomez (left) and Aaron Gomez (right) specialize in custom unique pieces of jewelry. Devin utilizes his graphic design background to create his designs with the help of CAD. Aaron comes from the other end of the spectrum and enjoys hand fabrication.

Michele Chaboudy EM Board Member Interview

Friday, December 19th 2014 Michele Chaboudy is experienced in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. She generously shares her expertise with EM and serves on the Board. When not working with non-profits and start-ups she travels, engages in outdoor pursuits and weaves.