The Slow Jewelry Manifesto

May 12th, 2009 by James L. Sweaney, CGA, FGA. GG

An article on 60 Minutes about Alice Waters of ChezPanisse fame reminded me of my early days of making jewelry. Watching the piece on Alice and the Slow Food movement, I had an epiphany and realized that for most of my career, I

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3 Responses to “The Slow Jewelry Manifesto”

  1. Virginia Vivier Says:

    Bravo Jim! Your work is outstanding!

    You brought back a flood of memories. I too, spent college years at Cal Berkeley in the late 60’s and I did it all! Somehow I survived – In spite of being a Flower Child, Protester, and political activist, I turned into a peaceful soul, and passionate lover of the arts.

    Your work, and words, speak volumes to me! Your Blog touches my heart and reminds me of those unique individuals and ethnic spirits that influenced my life.

  2. Jim Sweaney Says:

    Virginia– Thanks very much for the lovely comments. I think the one single characteristic of what I call slow jewelry is a love for not only the work and materials but also the people. It’s not just mindless consumption.

  3. Natalie Says:

    Hello Jim,

    In love with your “moth bracelet” and wondering if it is still around and if so, for sale?

    Thanks,
    Natalie

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