A list of the current, top sustainable jewelry designers.
Acorn + Archer, Nashville, TN: Handmade in USA, reclaimed, repurposed, recycled and sustainably sourced materials.
Alice Roche, San Francisco, CA: Handmade in USA, ethical business practices, responsible sourcing, reclaimed metals and materials.
AK Vintage, Portland, OR: Handmade in USA, incorporates vintage elements, one-of-a-kind.
Alkemie, Los Angeles, CA: Handmade in USA, 100% reclaimed metals.
AltanaMarie, Chicago, IL: Handmade in USA, incorporates found materials.
Amazon Ivory, San Francisco, CA: Made from eco-friendly tagua nuts, provides sustainable source of income for rainforest communities.
Andean Collection, New York City: Made from rainforest-derived natural materials, provides sustainable source of income for South American communities, has a non-profit arm: the Andean Project.
Andy Lifschutz, New York City: Handmade in USA, reclaimed materials.
Article22 / PeaceBomb, New York City: Handcast, made in Laos, reclaimed materials (bombs!), provides sustainable source of income for local artisans.
Astali, Los Angeles, CA: Handmade in USA, reclaimed materials.
Aurea, Brazil: All accessories made of natural Golden Grass, handcrafted by artisans in Brazil.
Bario Neal, Philadelphia, PA: Handmade in USA, ethically sourced stones, 100% reclaimed metals, supports and promotes marriage equality.
Brave Leather, Canada: Ethically made in Canada.
Brook&Lyn, Los Angeles, CA: Handmade in USA, natural materials.
Caleo, Brooklyn, NY: Handmade in USA.
Concrete Polish, Philadelphia, PA: Handmade in USA, responsible manufacturing, natural materials.
Delfina Balda, New York City: Made from handpicked, natural materials, individually handcrafted by artisans from the Amazon jungle.
Delusions of Grandeur, Highland Park, CA: Handmade in USA.
DLC Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY: Handmade in USA, reclaimed & vintage materials.
Eko-Lab, Brooklyn, NY: Handmade in USA, organic, natural materials.
Erica Weiner, New York City: Handmade in USA, vintage, reclaimed materials.
Erin Considine, New York City: Handmade in USA, reclaimed metal, natural dyes.
Etten Eller, Brooklyn, NY: Handmade in USA.
Fleurings, Los Angeles, CA: Made from stainless steel, holds live flowers.
Gemma Redux, New York City: Handmade in USA, vintage & industrial materials.
Hailmary, Los Angeles, CA: Handmade in USA.
Hovey Lee, Los Angeles, CA: Handmade in USA, vintage and reclaimed metals, adheres to fairtrade sourcing standards, gives back.
Hringa, Iceland: recycled precious metals, environmentally friendly store.
I. Ronni Kappos, Los Angeles, CA: Handmade in USA, vintage beads.
JADEtribe, New York City: Made in Laos, provides sustainable source of income for local artisans.
Julia Vasic, San Francisco: Made from discarded materials from the apparel industry otherwise destined for landfill.
Kathryn Bentley, New York: Each piece produced using the lost wax technique and each piece is hand made.
Kirsten Muenster, San Francisco: Handcrafted, raw stones, ethical sourcing, vintage elements, 100% recycled metals.
Kris Nations, Half Moon Bay, CA: Recycled materials.
Kyler, San Francisco: Sustainable modern jewelry from recycled stainless steel and precious recycled metals.
Kyyote, Los Angeles, CA: Handcrafted, uses certified, recycled silver.
Lisa Linhardt, New York, NY: recycled precious metals, ethically sourced stones, organic materials.
Lizzie Fortunato, New York, NY: Fuses found, reclaimed and precious materials.
Love Heals, Ojai, California: The jewelry is created exclusively from ethically sourced materials and antiques collected from the designer’s travels around the globe ,10 trees planted per design.
Lovepray, Calexico, California: Hand crafted jewelry made in the U.S. with natural materials, fair trade, cruelty-free materials with 100% of our suppliers located in the U.S.
Lulu Frost, New York, NY: Reclaimed, recycled and vintage materials.
M Brulee, New York, NY: Handmade, reclaimed materials.
Mi Asunta, New York, NY: Reclaimed and vintage materials.
Michelle Lane, Paris, France: Zero waste, handcrafted, Fair Trade and recycled materials.
Mikuti, New York, NY: Handmade from recycled aluminum and glass Czech seed beads.
Moonwoods, Portland, OR: Made from hand-selected remnants, sustainably harvested hardwoods.
Muichic, Colombia: Natural dyes, Tagua nuts.
Mujus: New York, NY, Lima, Peru: Made from Tagua/vegetable ivory.
Natalie Frigo, New York, NY: Recycled and reclaimed metals, conflict free stones.
Raven + Lily, Austin, TX: Handmade beads and charms from melted bullet casings and vintage silver coins, proceeds go to partner communities to fund education, healthcare, and micro-loans.
Robynn Molino, Los Angeles, CA: Recycled metals, deconstructed, vintage machine parts, handcrafted.
Shadowplay, Los Angeles, CA: One of a kind, hand-crafted pieces with consciousness to materials and their origin in mind, organic and naturally dyed yarns, certified Fair Trade black silver closures.
Silvana K Designs: Paris, LA, Tokyo: 100% recycled materials.
Sticks and Stones, Portland, OR : Utilizing reclaimed exotic wood, fossils, prehistoric ivories, fine metals and gemstones.
Sword + Fern, Portland, OR: Reclaimed, vintage, organic materials.
Thea Grant, New York, NY: Reclaimed, vintage, antique materials.
Tiffany Kunz, Los Angeles, CA. : Jewelry cast from locally sourced reclaimed bronze and silver and finished by hand, each piece is dipped in an organic coating to protect from tarnish and sensitivity and to ensure longer wear ability, fair trade stones, All supplies, from pricing tags, look books and business cards to shipping parcels and jewelry pouches, are made from renewable resources or recycled materials.
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