VIDEO: Down to earth jewelry made in Manitoba

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Manitoba Soil Sciences Society members have been using Newdale Clay Loam to make a series of pendants/keychains, bracelets, earrings and rings since Manitoba proclaimed it the provincial soil in 2010. MSSS members Marla Riekman and John Heard explain how the idea originated, how the jewelry is made, and the intent behind the ongoing initiative.

All proceeds from sales — $20 per item — support the ongoing work of the Manitoba Soil Sciences Society.

For more information contact [email protected].

Video editing by Greg Berg.


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