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…

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…

Ten Thousand Villages – GIVEAWAY!

This week I’m pleased to have the chance to give away yet another fantastic, sustainable product to one of my lucky readers.  This necklace (value $38) is handmade in Kenya and sold through the non-profit organization Ten Thousand Villages.  Please read on to the end of my post to find out how to enter to win! Some companies sell sustainable products.  Others have based their entire mission and philosphy on sustainability.  Ten Thousand Villages is one of the latter.  This non-profit company was founded in 1946 by a woman named Edna Ruth Byler…

The Leakey Collection – GIVEAWAY!

This week I am proud to be able to offer my readers a beautiful giveaway from The Leakey Collection. The company is providing this gorgeous set of Zulugrass jewelry–necklace and bracelet–to one lucky person.  Please read to the end of the article to find out how to enter! Think back to junior high school and you probably remember learning about the famous anthropologist Dr. Richard Leakey who has spent his life in Kenya studying the birthplace of humanity and revolutionizing science through his work in paleontology. Dr. Leakey’s son, Philip Leakey has…

Everybody Green!

Everybodygreen.com has added to their very popular collection of cornstarch resin jewelry this month!  Previously they had these cute bracelets in different color combinations which feature a little metal “Go Green” tag.  Now they have seed bead necklaces to go with them!  These lovely strands can be mixed and matched, twisted into colorful braids or worn loose for a bohemian look. The best part?  Proceeds from the sale of the jewelry goes toward excellent green charities like: Earthday Oceana Earth Resource Foundation Clean Water Fund Heal the Bay Their goal is to raise $1 million to donate to these wonderful environmental…