Monday, 30 April 2012

Ethical Jewellery

 Ethical Jewellery

Want something a little bit different for that birthday gift? Or perhaps just for yourself?
Ethical Fashion is for you! Ethical and fair trade jewellery pieces can be found with such a diverse array of influences. We here at the House of Beth love the cultural inspiration from the exotic colours and shapes out there!   

House of Beth offers a range of jewellery from Ethical designers, Jennifer Sturrock’s strand necklaces are beautiful worn alone or stacked up for a more bohemian chic look, great over any earthy or pastel toned cardigan. Her three stranded loop necklace is a must to complete any summer look. 

A  Alicia specialises in jewellery made from a variety of ethically produced materials combined with vintage fabrics. This necklace in particular is a superb piece to go over a simple black or white vest top for a bold and bright impact this summer, perfect for that stroll along the beach before a sultry evening barbecue with friends.

Another House of Beth designer Justine Silverstone uses an array of beautiful stones to create her pieces. It’s impossible to resist the stunningly bright and happy colours of her pieces, delicate but at the same time bold. Justine’s designs are so very versatile and bring elegance to everyday living. The last thing on our minds when going out shopping or on the school run is accessorising, but with these pieces you can look fabulous without even trying.   

The intricate pieces from Arabel Lebrusan are made from recycled silver and gold. This stunning necklace would go well with anything, a wonderful daytime look teamed with simple t-shirt and jeans as well as an elegant addition to go with that sleek little black dress for those all-important dinner events.

Manumit's glass and silver jewellery is handmade Chilean jewellers. Their works goes towards helping to gain much needed business. The colours found in the jewellery stand out bright, bold and would add everyday glamour to any outfit. Team a pair of beaded earrings with a spaghetti topped vest with long gypsy style skirt for instant bohemian chic.
The beaded jewellery range that Manumit also specialise in is made in India by a group who works with deprived sections of society. The group works together to fight exploitation, poverty and illiteracy which I think you will agree is a battle well worth fighting!

Not only will you look fabulous in any one of the features pieces but also know that because of your actions someone somewhere is closer towards getting a fairer wage, better working conditions and the well-deserved recognition. The only way to go is ethical!

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