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Tool in the Hat Fundraiser

Pass It On!



One can never have too many tools! But sometimes tools and materials collect dust in our shops and take up space, mental and otherwise. The necessity of the tool and its purpose may have long passed as our work evolved. Now along comes a bright-eyed metalsmith, fresh in the field, who could use that hammer, that shear, that thingy you have to create something new and great. Why not donate your whatchamacallit to the Tool in the Hat fundraiser at the SNAG conference? Get rid of some clutter and do something that will enrich others in our SNAG community and do some good for our field.

We are looking for old tools, metal bits, old books that still have function, unusual materials such as plastics or wood. Odds and ends, basically anything gently used or new that could be of interest to someone else. Let’s see what you’ve got. Thank you!

How to Donate:

  • Fill out this Donor Form online. If you are donating multiple items, you will have a chance to list them individually here on this form.  OR…

Drop Off/Ship:
Drop off donations on-site at the conference at the Registration Table on Wednesday, May 24th beginning at 3:00 pm. (Donation forms will also be available during this time). If you would like to ship your item(s) ahead of time, please send a copy of your form along with your donation to:
Kalaya Steede
214 Betz Place
Metairie, LA 70005
Shipping Deadline: May 7th, 2017

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New SNAG FUNdraiser

Every year SNAG provides numerous scholarships and funding to students for the annual conference. This allows students to attend at no cost in exchange for volunteering.

This year we are holding a special FUNdraiser to raise money for the Conference Student Scholarships! The special projects committee has made shirts with a metals puns on them — because we all know everyone loves a good metals pun! Take a look at our fun, new 100% cotton shirts.

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SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Aaron Faber Gallery, Halstead, NextFab, and Pocosin Arts.

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Send in Your Studio Sweeps

Send in Your Studio Sweep & Unwanted Jewelry


Ethical Metalsmiths has teamed up with SNAG for a unique fundraiser and we need your help!

Winter is a busy time in jewelry studios. With commissions, sales, and gifts being made you have likely accumulated sweeps and scraps. Collect them and consider mailing them in as a donation. These can be turned into valuable dollars that help SNAG and EM continue to offer valuable programming and opportunities to its members. Sweeps and scraps will be refined at Hoover & Strong.

Send them any time before January 30. Use this form and mail your sweeps and other jewelry items to Peter Calvert, c/o Ethical Metalsmiths, PO Box 18161, Richmond, VA, 23226.