Ethics & Sustainability
The gold and silver that I offer is sourced from two American refineries that is working towards sustainable practices by producing their metal from recycled sources. By sourcing this material there is no need for new mining to happen, and I can be assured that I am providing my customers with a more ethical and environmental source for their jewellery.
I offer environmentally responsible silver and gold metals in all of my collections.
In my own studio, I have always taken extra efforts to create a healthy environment and reduce my use of chemicals and toxins by using safer alternatives. I am happy to extend these philosophies to all the silver and gold I use in creating my jewellery.
Fair Trade Sapphires
Sapphire is next to diamond on the hardness scale. It is a beautiful and durable stone that comes in a wide variety of colours from red, yellow, green, and the traditional blue. Ruby is simply a specific colour of Sapphire.
I offer coloured sapphires from ethical mines in Australia and the USA. Each stone is hand selected for colour and comes with a fair trade level of background information about the stone so we can track its mining origins through to where it was cut, polished, and distributed.
The diamonds I offer are sourced from Canadian mines, which are known for their high quality diamonds and are governed by ethical labour laws. Each Canadian diamond is graded and coded with a serial number to guarantee it's authenticity and quality. You will receive a detailed GIA or IGI grading certificate with your Canadian diamond and a CanadaMark Canadian Diamond Authentication Plate.