Wolf & Gypsy – Conflict Free Jewellery

When you are looking for a beautiful piece of jewellery, do you consider how the minerals and gemstones were sourced? Are you aware if the mining processes were respectful to the local environment, and if the people who mined for these materials were treated fairly, and given safe working conditions? It’s easy to overlook these…

Ethical Wedding Choices… MADE Diamond Rings

Man-made products vs. Natural Products. It’s such an easy distinction to choose natural every time. But, what if the natural option causes more harm than the man-made process? In the case of mining diamonds, it causes huge environmental destruction, and the violation of human rights. MADE Diamonds was therefore founded to give people a more…

Ethical Advent Day 15 – Jewellery

Welcome to Ethical Advent Day 15. Today it’s about beautiful jewellery. The gift that everyone loves to give and receive. We often thing of sustainability and fair trading in terms of food and clothing, but do we think of the workers who make our jewellery? Do we think about the effects on our environment of…

Beautiful & Responsible Jewellery…

If, like me, you are a conscious consumer, you are likely to put effort into researching each and every product you purchase, to make sure it is ethical, environmentally friendly and fairly traded. I recently had the pleasure to discover Green Tree Jewelry, a USA based company who make their jewellery in San Diego California,…

Random Stuff… Green is the new Black. Green Friday Deals!

Overwhelmed with Black Friday Deals taking over your TV, and filling your inbox with numerous reminders to spend your hard earned cash? Want to make some savings on presents, but can’t see the wood for the trees? Well, I’ve picked some of my favourite eco-friendly, ethically conscious deals to share with you and try to…

Random Stuff I Like … Jewels to make you look and feel good!

It’s Friday afternoon, and all I really want to do is look at sparkly stuff on the internet, and hope that someone nice will buy it for me. Here are the lovely things I’ve found so far (they are all either fair trade, ethically sourced or made in Great Britain). So not only do they…