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Metalsmith BenchTalk with Gabriel Craig & Todd Pownell

Metalsmith BenchTalk with Gabriel Craig & Todd Pownell

My Guests this Thursday, March 29th at 3 p.m. PDT on MetalSmith BenchTalk are Gabriel Craig & Todd Pownell, who will discuss ethical metalsmithing.   About Gabriel: "I'm a metalsmith, writer and craft activist struggling to make things, be witty and change the world. I became aware of the ethical and environmental issues that plague jewelry making in 2005. From that time on I have become an advocate for the transparent and ethical sourcing of materials used in jewelry making. I have written about green jewelry for Metalsmith magazine and was briefly the green resources coordinator for the Society of North American Goldsmiths. I use only recycled or ethically sourced materials in my jewelry."   About Todd: Todd Pownell began his jewelry studies at the Bowman Technical school in Lancaster, PA, where he gained an in-depth exposure to all jewelry making techniques. During his training he also completed the GIA Graduate course in Gemology. Todd excelled in the craft of jewelry making and we