PARTICIPATORY SPORT FOR CRAFT ARTISTS
Pratt Institute is hosting an all day symposium addressing the most current and vital ethical, sustainable and environmental issues facing the jewelry field today.
The event is open to industry and studio professionals, and students.
ENVIROmetal: Jewelers Mining for Solutions
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6 9:30am-4pm
Pratt Institute Higgins Hall Auditorium, Brooklyn NY
Christina Miller, Ethical Metalsmiths - metal mining and recycling
Genevieve Ennis Hume, Hume Atelier - sustainable gold and diamond mining
Carolyn Schaeberle, Pratt Institute's Center for Sustainable Design Studies - alternative materials sourcing and lifecycle analysis
Monique Péan, Monique Péan Jewelry - philosophy and experiences running a socially conscious, eco-friendly fine jewelry business
Anna Bario & Page Neal, Bario-Neal Jewelry – a practical model for running a successful business with a focus on sustainability
Brian Weissman and Erin S. Daily, Brooklyn Metalworks - how to set up a healthy, safe and environment friendly shop
for more information contact jewelry technician Alexia Cohen email@example.com
or jewelry coordinator Patricia Madeja firstname.lastname@example.org