Sustainable Jewellery. Updated Edition: Principles and Processes for Creating an Ethical Brand (Paperback)

Sustainable Jewellery. Updated Edition: Principles and Processes for Creating an Ethical Brand By Jose Luis Fettolini, Greg Valerio (Foreword by) Cover Image

Sustainable Jewellery. Updated Edition: Principles and Processes for Creating an Ethical Brand (Paperback)

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This updated and extended edition of our best-selling book on sustainable jewelry includes new case studies and revised, up-to-date texts and brand profiles.


Sustainable Jewellery contains all there is to know in order to start down the path towards sustainability in the jewelry business, from the traceability of gems and metals to responsible production, the impact of the purification, smelting and polishing processes, and the greenest ways to work with certified raw materials. In the jewelry industry and beyond, consumers are demanding products that are ethical, hand-crafted, personal, and created with respect for the environment. This implies a sustainability strategy that takes into account the entire supply and sales chain, from the extraction of metals to the materials used as packaging. Updated texts and chapters include the latest developments in sustainable jewelry, with new case studies and fresh interviews with international designers and firms who are already creating ethical, responsible jewelry. With an introduction written by jeweler and activist Greg Valerio, this book is a unique and essential guide for all designers who want to ensure their products are ethical, sustainable and respectful of the environment.

Jose Luis Fettolini is a jewelry designer and creative director with extensive professional experience working with large firms in the jewelry and fashion industries. He also works as a consultant for jewelry brands and entrepreneurs who want to improve their value proposition. In the field of education, he collaborates with the prestigious Istituto Europeo di Design in Barcelona, Spain, and runs Workshop R2, his own training platform, from which he teaches courses and seminars on design, brand creation and sustainability in the field of jewelry. As a collaborator with the Fairmined(R) certification organization, he advises artisans in creativity, commercial development and sustainability, and mining communities on ecology, organization, marketing and networking.
Product Details ISBN: 9788417656768
ISBN-10: 8417656766
Publisher: Hoaki
Publication Date: September 13th, 2022
Pages: 200
Language: English