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.
Jeweler demand leads Hoover and Strong Fairmined decision
Thursday, October 23rd 2014
Pioneering US jewelers demonstrate demand and lead Hoover & Strong to begin stocking Fairmined gold starting in January 2015
EM Students Leading the Way
Wednesday, October 22nd 2014
Ethical Metalsmiths values the ways students are advancing our mission by providing leadership, becoming members and participating in projects.
A Close Look at Deep Sea Mining
Thursday, October 16th 2014
The future of the mining industry is inherently unsustainable but mining corporations think they may have an answer to prolong their survival: the ocean floor.