Green Jewelry:  Eco-friendly and Fashionable

All girls love to make a statement with their precious jewels, but wouldn’t it be even more impressive to be the first to start a ‘save the planet’ trend simply by wearing eco-friendly pieces?!&bbsp; That’s why we here at LadyLUX couldn’t resist havin’ a chat and a bit of a show and tell about this FAB ecologically responsible company, greenKarat.com! They’re just the type of forward-thinking organization we love to highlight! wink

You might be asking, is it is even possible to be eco-friendly and LUX? The key to both is to implement and support higher standards of extraction for both precious metals and gems while incorporating the materials known ecological footprint to best calculate the baubles carbon impact.

GreenKarat.com is a leader aimed at pioneering the field of recycling precious metals in jewelry and in doing so they are setting standards for others to follow. Adhering to the popular method of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, greenKarat utilizes all three functions of this approach in their support and use of recycled gold. Each piece also comes with a “green assay” which is a detailed approach to the ecological characteristics of the jewelry you are purchasing and the footprint of the design. The types of information addressed include: eco-metal, eco-alloy, eco-findings, eco-gems, eco-other and non-eco items.

GreenKarat’s mission is to provide an ecologically and socially responsible jewelry alternative to those who seek change. We want to help you, in some small way, become part of the permanent solution. Together we can make a difference.-greenKarat.com

So, what to do as a socially responsible consumer? A few tips include, investing in jewelry that uses repurposed gold, provides an ecological footprint of where the jewelry was made, and only use jewelers who pay close attention to the types of products they use and endorse. As empowered consumers, we can start to create more sustainable solutions within the jewelry industry simply by inquiring on the carbon footprint of each piece. Wow, that’s big—and simple to do. smile Fashion. Life. Green.

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