July 20, 2016
1 day, 9am - 4pm
Instructor: Christine Dhein
Are your customers asking you questions that you can't answer about your materials? This class will give you all the information you need to green your jewelry business and meet the changing needs of your customers, as they demand more ethically sourced materials. Learn where gold comes from, about green suppliers and what you can do to promote healthy mining practices. Learn how to respond to customers' questions about the sourcing and sustainability of your materials. Class includes gold testing, ingot making, safe and eco-friendly studio practices, and more. $50 of your class fee will be donated to Ethical Metalsmiths (ethicalmetalsmiths.org). 6 hours
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