Jewellery making - links

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Trade bodies & campaigning organisations

Ethical Metalsmiths US body disseminating info about ethical jewellery and mining issues
Kimberley Process reducing the flow of ‘blood’ or conflict diamonds
Responsible Jewellery Council not-for-profit standards and certification body for the jewellery supply chain
Rough Diamond Statistics reference point for rough diamond data collected under the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme


Craft Links list of jewellery craftspeople in the UK
Global Crafts jewellery made by craftspeople in developing countries
Living Ethically list of Fair Trade jewellery suppliers (see jewellery and accessories in the drop list)

DIY information

About Style lots of articles on making jewellery from household items
Beautiful Mess 12 easy hand-made jewellery ideas
Brit + Co 40 DIY necklaces
DIY Network Jewellery making tips, articles, galleries and videos
Hello Glow lots of ideas lots of tutorials, articles and advice
Instructables lots of unusual DIY jewellery projects
the Spruce lots more projects
Trinkets in Bloom lots more DIY jewellery ideas

Careers & other info

Creative & Cultural Skills advice about careers in jewellery making
Home Working Woman start your own handmade jewellery business from home
Victoria & Albert Museum a history of jewellery
Wikipedia history of jewellery making


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