Alternative Christmas Gifts – Ethical Jewellery

Ethical Jewellery

Ethical jewellery brands offer beautiful, chic gifts that will be loved by all recipients. Not only will you feel good about making an ethical, fair trade purchase but you will gift a piece that the recipient is unlikely to see elsewhere. None of your friends or family will spot somebody else wearing their bracelet or necklace over the holiday party season.

Remember to check the shipping dates for Christmas if you plan to buy a Christmas gift online – many are still available for delivery in time for the festive season, but you need to buy fast! If you need a source for ethical jewellery in your country let me know on Twitter or Facebook and I’ll try to help.

Ethical Jewellery Picks

  1. Alora (Canada)

    “Epa” Statement Recycled Brass Necklace $79 CAD
    Gemstone Rings $20 CAD
    Maple Leaf Earrings $28 CAD
    Bird Cage Necklace $60 CAD

    Alora respects the planet by handcrafting pieces using recycled materials and works with artists in Ghana to make a difference to their lives. Pieces come with a meaning card which attaches an intention to each piece to remind you of the things you care about and your inner beauty. Alora ships worldwide.

  2. Made (UK)

    Dainty Trio Necklace £35
    Mamba Cuff £75
    Boho Glass Drop Earrings £30
    Hexagon Stacking Rings £30 

    Each unique piece in the Made collection is hand crafted by highly skilled, dedicated artisans. Their workshop in Kenya has been running since 2005 and employs 60 people. They further support the local economy by using reclaimed brass and sourcing raw materials locally. Made deliver worldwide.

  3. Rose and Fitzgerald (USA)

    Gladiator Cuff $95 USD
    Pierced Brass Ring $65 USD
    Charcoal Bangle $55 USD

    Husband and wife, Rose and Laren, were inspired by time spent living in Uganda to create their ethical range “Rose and Fitzgerald”. Each piece is handmade in Uganda by master hand-craftsmen, mixing traditional craft with modern style. R&F ship worldwide.

  4. Cred Jewellery (UK)

    Treasured Locket £81
    Feather Drop Earrings £131
    Love Tie Charm Bracelet £39
    Angel’s Wing Ring £55  

    Cred Jewellery has been at the forefront of ethical jewellery since 1996. Cred is dedicated to their miners, standards of ethical and ecological mining and bringing Fairtrade to new countries. They want all jewellers to sell ethical pieces that benefit indigenous producers & stay eco-friendly. They deliver worldwide.

  5. Utopian Creations (Australia)

    Cocoon Ring $360 AUD Dew Pendant $170 AUD Cocoon Bracelet $380 AUD

    Utopian Creations uses fairtrade and/or 100% recycled precious metals, harnesses wind power and have eco/sustainable studios. They deliver

  6. Mixy Fandino (UK)

    Tropico Bracelet £25
    Fusion Necklace £30

    Mixy Fandino specialises in beautiful, colourful jewellery, handmade in the Colombian Andes.
    All the range is fairtrade certified and produced in the Colombian Andes. The colours and designs are inspired by indigenous traditions, yet they demonstrate a wholly contemporary edge. Many pieces are made from the tagua nut, which is a 100% natural alternative to ivory. Mixy Fandino delivers worldwide.

Know any other great ethical jewellery brands? Let us know in the comments section below.

Keep an eye on Ethical Fair over the festive season for more Ethical Christmas posts. You can follow us on twitter @ethicalfair or on Facebook

All prices and info correct 12th Dec 2015.


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