As a jewelry designer who works to create pieces with sustainability in my mind, I love to support other companies and artisans that make eco-friendly jewelry.
The following eco-friendly jewelry brands use a combination of recycled and reclaimed materials, gemstones that are mined ethically, and mindful packaging to bring you beautifully crafted sustainable jewelry that you are sure to love!
11 Eco Jewelry Designers
Andrea Bonelli Jewelry
Andrea Bonelli’s line of gold wedding and engagement bands, studs, and gemstone necklaces are made from recycled metals and recycled and ethically mined stones. Each piece is handcrafted with love with special attention paid to the sources of materials she uses.
Made from gold, silver, and gemstones that are recycled, Anueva feature eco-friendly jewelry that is inspired by nature. Plus, for each piece purchased, designer Jennifer plants a treat through Plant-It 2020.
A leader in ethical sourcing, Bario Neal jewelry fairmined and recycled metal, as well as ethically and responsible mined diamonds and gemstones. They are also committed to supporting happy and healthy conditions along every step of their supply chain.
Bead for Life
With their handcrafted beads made from recycled paper in Uganda, Bead for Life is a Fair Trade non-profit company offers vibrant jewelry while working to lift women out of poverty.
Beryllina by Laurie Lynn
Beryllina’s line of high-end handcrafted jewelry is a reflection of the owner and maker Laurie Lynn’s commitment to social and environmental awareness. She uses only recycled metals and American gemstones in her meticulously crafted designs, even mining some of the stones herself!
Brilliant Earth goes beyond many companies when it comes to providing high-quality sustainably-made jewelry. In addition to using only recycled and refined precious metals in their designs, they only use diamonds that they can assure are from ethical and environmentally responsible sources. Brilliant Earth also donates 5% of their proceeds to assist communities that have been taken advantage of due to unethical jewelry practices.
Eco Lustre was started by two fashion-conscious sisters who wanted jewelry that was not only beautiful and affordable but also environmentally-conscious. All of the jewelry they carry is handcrafted by artisans in the U.S., made from recycled materials, and use sustainable business practices.
Handcrafted by artist Bev Feldman, Linkouture features minimalist eco-friendly jewelry made primarily with recycled sterling silver here in the U.S. Attention is also paid to recycling silver dust and scraps and using packaging and marketing materials that are sustainable.
This unique jewelry collection, featuring spoons and forks that have beautifully redesigned into spoons and bracelets, is a clear reflection of MarchelloArt’s mission statement: “To inspire people to live an environmentally friendly lifestyle. To encourage them to reduce, reuse, repurpose and recycle as much as possible. To bring fulfillment, value, joy and fun to everyone by showing them that everything can be given a second life.”
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What Goes Around Jewelry
Designer Andrea Pellicani of What Goes Around Jewelry has been designing ethical jewelry since 1990, using reclaimed silver and gemstones locally sourced in Oregon.
The daughter & mother-in-law duo behind reVetro transform recycled glass bottles into gorgeous pieces of jewelry and housewares.
What’s your favorite eco-friendly jewelry brand?