Rebekah Green Wants To Know: Are YOU An Eco-Hero?

Rebekah Green Wants To Know: Are YOU An Eco-Hero?

A few months ago I wrote a post about an exciting young jewelry designer named Rebekah Green.  Green is a passionate environmentalist who launched her sustainable line of affordable, unique fine jewelry in 2009.  I’m thrilled to report that her business is thriving, and she’s just launched a new initiative on her retail site called Eco-Hero. Eco-Hero is a way to recognize the efforts of everyday people as they work to make the world a better place.  If you, or someone you know, is doing something special–big or small–that deserves recognition, Rebekah wants to…

Brilliant Earth – A Special Offer

By now everyone knows about the dreadful cost of mining and trafficking most of the precious metals and gemstones used in today’s jewelry industry.  But thanks to companies like Brilliant Earth, you can still have beautiful, exquisite fine jewelry without trading in your ethics. Brilliant Earth works exclusively with ethically sourced or upcycled metals and stones mined in Canada.  The company provides a 100% conflict free guarantee, and it donates 5% of its profits to communities around the world which are adversely affected by the jewelry trade.  Their non-profit fund goes…

Love Heals Haiti

The earthquake that shook Haiti happened weeks ago, but the needs of the Haitians are greater now than ever.  Doctors, supplies, and provisions must continue to be sent to assist families that are still suffering from the effects of losing everything–including loved ones. To answer the call, the independently owned jewelry company Love Heals has created four special pieces of which they will donate 100% of the profits to Doctors Without Borders.  If you’ve never heard of Love Heals, check out their website and touching story: Love Heals is the mother, son and…

Rebekah Green: Intelligent Jewelry Design

One of the most heartbreaking parts of “going green” was that I had to put the brakes on what I like to call my “jewelry acquisition project.”  I love jewelry and not just the funky fashion kind–I like the real stuff.  Gold, silver, diamonds and gems.  I’m pretty sure I was a pirate in my former life. Rebekah Green has come to my rescue.  Her designs use only 100% recycled metals, fair trade gemstones, and are manufactured locally in Los Angeles, CA.  And they are also completely gorgeous and…wait for…

Big Sale! 50% Off Ethical Jewelry at Jaszy’s!

Last month I featured the ethical line of jewelry created by Jaszy McAllister in a blog post.  This month I am thrilled to welcome Jaszy as my newest sponsor–and to promote her fantastic clearance sale! If you’ve been waiting to add a piece of ethical jewelry to your personal collection, now is the time.  Check out her commitment to environmentally friendly practices: Jaszy Fair Trade Promise Jaszy designs jewelry with conscience. All Jaszy’s Jewelry vendors must submit to detailed questions about their business practices and each must work within the strict confines of Fair Trade…

Jaszy’s Jewelry

Jaszy McAllister is a rising star in the world of sustainable, ethical jewelry.  Her pieces are organically inspired, delicate yet artistic, and sophisticated enough to meet the discriminating tastes of any fashion-conscious woman.  Jaszy was kind enough to answer a few interview questions for Fashion, Evolved this week: 1.  Where do you get your creative inspiration? I believe I am inspired by just about everything!  But ultimately colors speak to me.  They can be representative of so many things; red brings to mind fire and passion, blue – water, peace and…

Five Finds: July 28, 2009

1.  BoBelle’s Artemis Eel Skin Clutch Bag in Mustard Yellow Carefully designed and hand crafted under fair trade conditions, this clutch is made from eel skin, a by-product of the South Korean food industry.  Eel skin is buttery soft and lasts for decades.  $139 2. Lara Miller Donna Multi Dress in Cobalt Lara Miller is known for creating pieces that can be worn multiple ways.  You can tie the straps around your waist, wrap them around the dress, or wrap and tie them around your neck to create a halter dress.  A truly versatile…

Eco Friendly Jewelry by Dawes Design

Jennifer Dawes, the talent behind Dawes Design, is one of the only jewelers in the U.S. who works entirely with recycled gold and responsibly mined stones.  Her pieces are 100% ethical and what’s more–they are positively gorgeous! She will even take old pieces and either help you redesign them or customize an existing stone to fit one of her settings.  Her website showcases her 12 unique collections, so take a few minutes to browse her website and drool over the gorgeous designs by Jennifer…