News Archive

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.

Opening Reception - So Fresh So Clean

Friday, October 3rd 2014 Celebrate with us! The opening reception will digitally showcase the online exhibition, and the emerging artist recipients.

You are invited to a Fairmined event

Tuesday, September 30th 2014 On Thursday October 16, 2014 a special Fairmined gold information sharing event is happening in San Francisco, California. If you are in the Bay Area, please join us!

Know your gold Know your imapct

Tuesday, September 30th 2014 The Alliance for Responsible Mining and Ethical Metalsmiths begin collaboration to raise awareness on Fairmined Gold in the United States

A Call for Interns and Volunteers

Tuesday, September 30th 2014 Passionate about ethical jewelry? Consider an internship with Ethical Metalsmiths - we can work together to transform your passion into results.

Jennifer Dawes EM Board Member Profile

Tuesday, September 30th 2014 Jennifer Dawes is jewelry designer and maker. She is on the board of Ethical Metalsmiths and is a celebrated responsible jeweler, carefully choosing materials for her designs. Her studio, Dawes Design, is located in Santa Rosa, CA.

Catherine Large EM Student Member Interview

Tuesday, September 30th 2014 Catherine Large is a visual artist pursuing a Masters of Visual Arts at Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Her work was chosen for inclusion in EM's first annual international student exhibition, So Fresh + So Clean.

Niccolo Bella EM Supplier Interview

Tuesday, September 30th 2014 Ethical Metalsmiths member, Niccolo Bella, offers diamonds and gemstones that are traceable, recycled and cut and polished in responsible centers. In this interview Jorge Arrieta, founder and owner of Niccolo Bella, shares his core values and vision behind the company.

Student Exhibition and Award

Tuesday, September 16th 2014 Ethical Metalsmiths (EM), an ethical jewelry and metalsmithing advocacy organization and EM Students, the student driven initiative of EM, proudly announce the 2014 Emerging Artist Award recipient, finalists and the 13 artists chosen for the So Fresh + So Clean exhibition.

1000 Dollar Emerging Artist Award

Saturday, July 12th 2014 Participating in Ethical Metalsmiths 1st Annual Student Exhibition and Emerging Artist Award competition just got even more exciting.

July 15 Student Exhibition DEADLINE

Monday, May 26th 2014 SO FRESH + SO CLEAN - Ethical Metalsmiths 2014 Student Exhibition

SPRING feels like Makeover Jewelry

Sunday, March 23rd 2014 It's spring and Radical Jewelry Makeover returns to its Richmond, VA roots. The RJM Artists Project is unveiled and The Hopkins Center for the Arts - Dartmouth College, was on TV News for the RJM events it is organizing. READ ON!

Robust and Active - The next decade

Wednesday, March 19th 2014 The trajectory of our lives is ours to craft, to design and to build. How artfully we manage to do this will determine how well we are able to satisfy not only our own needs and desires but also how we manage to have a positive impact on society at large, the natural environment, and the world around us.

Announcing New Membership Structure

Wednesday, March 19th 2014 Announcing Our New Value Driven and Needs Targeted Membership Structure

NEW Student Committee and Exhibition

Wednesday, March 19th 2014 VCU Students form the FIRST Ethical Metalsmiths Student Committee and Annual Exhibition: An Invitation to Join