For many, jewelry is a staple accessory, it’s the gift you hope for on a special occasion, and it’s the perfect way to finish off any outfit. It’s not every day that we stop and think about how ethical and eco-friendly our jewelry is. If it’s nice, then we are probably going to, but let’s be honest, the idea of an eco-friendly brand can often leave a bad taste in a style-buffs mouth, nothing that’s ethical can have that much style, right?
Here are some of the biggest and best eco-friendly jewelry brands that will really make you rethink your accessories!
Chopard is a luxurious brand that focuses on classic design and geometric patterns. This Swiss jewelry brand organically and ethically sources all of its gems and stones and ensures that everything is up to standard throughout the entire process. Chopard is loved my many, including Rihanna, who enjoys merging simple design with greens, golds, and designs that steer away from convention. Chopard is also involved in a lot of charity work, and are most famous for their Green Carpet Challenge with Livia Faith, this was to raise awareness of the “awful reality of gold miners in the developing world.”
Thomas Sabo has become one of the biggest and most favored global jewelry brands, famous for their unusual designs and beaded charm bracelet. Originating from Germany, this brand is well known for their unique designs, as opposed to their ethical nature. Thomas Sabo actually only produces jewelry in countries that comply with employee protection standards and also ensures that all of the materials and stones they use to produce their jewelry are ethically sourced and do not harm the environment. As well as having a fabulous range of products, this brand also has a serious dose of ethics that can put your mind at ease.
Delight London is an up and coming jewelry brand, focusing on standing out from the crowd and making a statement. All of their designs are unique and cater to the individual and are made from recycled rubber bands–you can’t get much more Eco-friendly than that! If you’re looking for a way to “get that London look”, then be sure to check this brand out!
Being Eco-friendly doesn’t mean that you have to compromise style, but rather means that you should delve into the ethics and standards of the brand before you purchase. There are so many brands that consider working conditions, the environment and other pressing issues, as well as joining in with charity work and fundraising, so a simple search can really go a long way!