The Most Ethical Luxury Jewellery Brands - Good On You
13 Mar

The Most Ethical Luxury Jewellery Brands

Whether you are finding that special piece to celebrate a milestone, to pop-the-question, or for that spontaneous ‘just because’ present, luxurious jewellery is bound to be that sparkle you didn’t even know you were missing. What makes jewellery even more special is ensuring that each piece you select for yourself or your loved one is ethical and kind to people, animals, and our planet.

If you are in the market for an investment piece, then look no further. Here are eight ethical luxury jewellery brands for that next treat-yourself moment—or that special gift to win you infinite brownie points from your loved one!

Bario Neal

Rated: Good

Bario Neal is an ethical custom jewellery designer that creates handmade rings with conflict-free diamonds and other gemstones. The brand uses ethically sourced materials, including reclaimed precious metals, Fairmined gold, and ethically sourced stones to bring to life each of its uniquely designed pieces.

Melissa Joy Manning

Rated: Good

Luxury handmade jewellery from designer Melissa Joy Manning. The stunning pieces are crafted locally from recycled silver and gold sourced from a Green Certified refinery. The brand’s ethical artisans design jewellery to be treasured and to last, redefining what ‘precious’ means by creating pieces that are unique to the wearer, instead of contributing to a culture of disposable fashion.

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ARTICLE22

Rated: Good

Every piece of ARTICLE22 jewellery is locally handcrafted in Laos using recycled materials from Vietnam War bombs, plane parts, military hardware and other aluminum scraps. The brand embodies the innovation that the fashion industry needs more of – using recycled materials to produce beautiful globally-marketable products, while equipping locals artisans with new skill sets and providing them with a sustainable source of income. ARTICLE22 gives back to clear more unexploded bombs in Laos, to support traditional artisans and a proportion of profit is used to support community development for workers.

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Shop ARTICLE22.

Kimai

Rated: Good
woman wearing kimai earring

Kimai is an ethical and fairtrade fine jewellery brand. Made in Antwerp using 18K gold and lab grown diamonds.

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Shop Kimai.

Holly Ryan

Rated: Good
Ethical luxury jewellery brand Holly Ryan featuring a woman of colour in a gold necklace

Thoughtfully designed, handcrafted jewellery. Quiet luxury for the modern mind. If something you purchase from Holly Ryan has lost its lustre, the brand offers an in-house repair service and also invites you to return the pieces you no longer wear. That’s the kind of circularity we love to see!

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Shop Holly Ryan.

Futura Jewelry

Rated: Great
future jewelry bracelet

Handcrafted luxury jewellery made with 18kt Fairmined Ecological Gold.

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Shop Futura Jewelry.

MONIQUE PÉAN

Rated: Good

Monique Péan is known for its sculptural and structural one-of-a-kind pieces and unique materials, and is committed to partnering with artisans around the world to support traditional craftsmanship. It uses eco-friendly materials which limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

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Shop Monique Péan. 

laCalifornienne

Rated: Good
la californienne colourful watch

Vintage Rolex & Cartier watches reimagined in California with bold colours.

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Shop laCalifornienne.

 

WWAKE

Rated: Good
wwake jewellery

WWAKE is a 100% women run, design driven, and sustainably minded fine jewellery company.

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Shop WWAKE.

Emma Aitchison Jewellery

Rated: Good

London based designer Emma Aitchison makes unique recycled silver, gold and brass jewellery inspired by the weather.

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Shop Emma Aitchison @ Rêve en Vert.

From our everyday pieces that almost feel like part of our skin, to our go-to statement pieces that form part of our signature look, jewellery is the kind of accessory that can really transform how you present yourself to the outside world. By supporting ethical jewellers, you embody the message that beautiful jewellery can (and should) be created sustainably and compassionately, with respect for our Earth and all its inhabitants.

And for more ethical jewellery inspo, head over our Ultimate Guide to Ethical Jewellery!

Editor's note

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