Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Golden Truth

Cuff by Toby Pomeroy
Earrings by Toby Pomeroy

Rings by Susan Gordon

Sapphire ring by Melissa Joy Manning

Since the 2006 release of Blood Diamond the jewelry industry has made a conscience effort to know the origins of diamonds. More recently they've also taken on gold mining and the controversy that surrounds it. Consumers are becoming more and more informed about what they buy and where it comes from and retailers are responding by sourcing cleaner gold.

While this is still a new practice, giants such as Tiffany's and Wal-Mart have joined the cause.

Here are a few of my favorite designers who are working with clean gold.

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