jewelry

Earth911 Podcast, Nov. 8, 2018: Fair Trade Gold and Ethical Jewelry’s Deepest Questions

Marc Choyt, the founder of Reflective Jewelry, talks with Earth911 …

The post Earth911 Podcast, Nov. 8, 2018: Fair Trade Gold and Ethical Jewelry’s Deepest Questions appeared first on Earth911.com.

Earth911 Podcast, Sept. 17, 2018: Sustainability in Your Ear — Ethical Metals, Gemstones, & Jewelry

Learn what questions you should be asking a jeweler when …

The post Earth911 Podcast, Sept. 17, 2018: Sustainability in Your Ear — Ethical Metals, Gemstones, & Jewelry appeared first on Earth911.com.

Fair Trade Fashion. Looking Good and Feeling Good

Be sure to subscribe to Earth911TV on YouTube and give us a thumbs up! Cali shows you beautiful options for accenting your wardrobe with natural, fair trade accessories. Show Notes Agate Woven Bracelet ($28) All Fair Earth Jewelry Passion Lilly…

Awesome Upcycled Jewelry from Cangles & ReVetro

Be sure to subscribe to Earth911TV on YouTube and give us a thumbs up! Cali shows off some awesome upcycled jewelry from Cangles and ReVetro. If you’re looking for a cool or unique gift, check them out! Show Notes Coca-Cola Cangles – Flower…

Unique Upcycled Jewelry Truly Worthy Of A Toast

At Earth911, we get giddy about finding new uses for ‘stuff’.  Over at our YouChange marketplace, you’ll find loads of eco friendly and unique upcycled products – products like Cangles upcycled jewelry.  Using post-consumer aluminum cans, Cang…

Artist Maria Moyer Creates Plankton-Inspired Porcelain Jewelry for Loomstate (Photos)

Discs, unglazed porcelain and indigo wash; 5 in diameter. Photo: Maria Moyer

Artist Maria Moyer is a sculptor, first and foremost. In her most recent body of work she creates ocean-inspired porcelain sculptures for Loomstate. Called “Blue”, the coll…

Heart-Warming Story From Japan: Tsunami Survivors Making New Livelihoods from Destroyed Fishing Nets

Image: Screenshot from Sanriku Shigoto Project promotional video.

Six months after the devastating Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan, we’ve gotten word of a heart-warming project that has been turning the damaged tools of one trade into liveliho…

Why "Conflict-Free" Diamonds Are Unreliable: Kimberley Process is "Pandora’s Box" of Ethical Issues

Image: ljv via flickr

It’s not exactly breaking news, but this topic is worth a recap. The Kimberley Process was established to prevent diamond sales from funding conflict—”blood diamonds”—but in reality, not a whole lot has changed. Chan…

5 Designers Making Stunning Jewelry from Recycled Metals

Photo: Elke Bock/Ute Decker

The right accessories can make every piece in your closet do double-duty, taking those jeans from Saturday at the farmers market to Saturday night at your favorite restaurant, turning a simple dress from wedding chic to da…

Craft and Science are Combined in One New Exhibition

Photo: B.Alter

The Power of Making is the new craft show at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. It’s a mix of craft and science: a coming-together of the disciplines.

With more than 200 objects, the show explores how different materials can be u…