Friday, September 18, 2009
Fall @ the India Join Jonathan Wahl, the director of the Jewelry Center, and seasoned , Dana Sawyer and goldsmith Stephani Sawyer, for a tour of the spectacular jewelry, decorative arts and sights of northern India. Dana is a professor of religion and philosophy at the Maine College of Art and an expert on Indian religions and culture, having traveled to India many times over a thirty-year period. Dana is fluent in Hindi. Stephani is a professional goldsmith (stephanibriggs. com) and jewelry designer who first visited India on a Rotary scholarship in 1994, and returned nine more times. Go behind the scenes in gem cutters' workrooms, see ancient goldsmithing techniques in practice and Meenakari/enameling in some of the most mythical places in India: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Jodhpur. Don't miss your chance to be part of this one-of-a-kind tour! Call the Art Center at for information. To register please visit <http://www.92y.org/> Jewelry Center Jewelry Tour to
or call 212 415-5500 Jonathan C Wahl, Director The Jewelry Center the 92nd Street Y fax office hours Mon-Wed. The largest program of its kind in the nation. Celebrating 79 years
Thursday, September 17, 2009
You all know that I am a huge fan of Christine Dhein and her Green Jewelry News...I have some GOOD NEWS!!!! Past articles are now archived for all to read! The Green Jewelry News is only available by subscription (Free) and every issue is chock full of great articles and tips for greener jewelry design...enjoy reading the articles you may have missed!
Green Jewelry Archives
Now Available On-Line!
Images from the Green Jewelry News archives
Readers and students often ask me where to find information that I have covered in past issues of Green Jewelry News. To make this important information available to everyone, I have archived past issues.
Below is a list of the featured articles from past issue and a link to each.
Summer Exhibitions Go Green!
Marketing Green Jewelry
Tips from our Readers - Green Shipping Materials by Tamara McFarland
Brilliant ReUse Exhibition & Demos at Maker Faire
Mining Reform Bill
Write Your Representatitves
Tips from Our Readers - Reduce Pickel Use by James Binnion
April, 2009 - Earth Day Issue
Tips from our Readers - Green Studio Practices by WILLYjewelry
Responsible Jewelry Council
Successful Students Set Green Jewelry Goals
Sustainable Jewelry Raises Funds for Charity
Obama's Call to Action
Ask Your Suppliers
Green Jewelry Class
Energy Efficiency Checklist
Recycled Gift Wrapping
Tip of the Month - Chemical Responsibility
November, 2008 - Premier Issue
Radical Jewelry Makeover
Tip of the Month - Cleaning Sterling without Chemicals