ECO FRIENDLY UNIQUE JEWELLERY FROM RECYCLED GOLD AND SILVER AND ETHICALLY SOURCES DIAMONDS

WHY WE USE RECYCLED METALS

Our objective is to diminish the negative impacts of dirty gold by reducing the demand for newly mined metals.

Every piece we cast is made with recycled and re-refined precious metals. Because our reclaimed silver and gold, are refined back into their pure elements, they are of identical quality to newly mined metals.

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STERLING SILVER

Fine silver, also known as “pure silver” is too malleable and soft for jewelry. Our recycled silver is mixed with 7.5% copper to create “sterling silver”. Sterling silver is 92.5% fine silver, which is the accepted standard for modern sterling silver jewelry.

GOLD PURITY

Gold used in jewelry fabrication is mixed with other metals to give it greater durability, hardness and its particular color.

24 karat = 1000 %pure gold: Too malleable and soft for jewelry.
22 karat = 917 gold: Not recommended for jewelry that is worn every day and that would get a lot of wear.
18 karat = 750 gold: Considered “fine” jewelry. Suitable for rings, depending upon your life style.
14 karat = 585 gold: Suitable for all jewelry.

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Same quality results but more environmentally friendly

WHY WE USE “CONFLICT FREE” DIAMONDS

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The Kimberley Process is the United Nations mandated agreement between diamond-producing countries, major manufacturers and non-governmental organizations. It requires that Certificates of Origin be attached to all rough diamonds to ensure they come from verified conflict-free sources.
Today, over 99% of the world’s supply of diamonds is from sources free of conflict, along with how diamonds are driving economic growth and prosperity in countries around the world.

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We believe that positive change can happen if we all think differently about fashion and demand better. We want a cleaner, safer,fairer, more transparent and more accountable fashion and textiles industry.
We want fashion to become a force for good. We believe in an industry that values people, the environment,creativity and profit in equal measure.

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By purchasing and wearing eco-friendly jewelry, you are not only wearing beautiful art but also serving a purpose. Eco-friendly jewelry is an expression of your own eco-consciousness. It is the desire to conserve, the desire to be connected to the protection of the earth and the desire to make a difference. Jewelry made from things that are already in existence decreases the need to further damage the planet. So when you are getting ready to purchase a piece of jewelry, think about where it comes from and how it was made. Remember, the energy that is put into that piece is what you are wearing on your skin.