Commitment to Earth
I understand that my art relies on the extraction of precious materials from this glorious Earth. With this acknowledgment, I choose to only use recycled sterling silver (and hopefully one day, reclaimed!) and I choose stones that are mined ethically and with earth-care in mind. The packaging materials I use are all recycled and recyclable. Although these are great steps, they absolutely do not feel enough! I am committed to continuing to find ways to build a reciprocal relationship with Earth through the art of metalsmithing.
I am always in interested in learning more ways of doing this and would LOVE to learn from you, if you have any ideas. So, please, drop a line if you want to chat about it!