Best Ethical and Sustainable Jewellery Brands this Christmas

Featured image: Lark & Berry with Anna Sandal

'Tis the season for gifting, hinting and maybe treating ourselves to a little festive sparkle. So why not share the love a little more? Ethical, Fair Trade, conflict free, responsibly sourced jewellery isn't trending, it's been around for a while and thankfully is here to stay.

Where to start and what to look for? ECOLOOKBOOK has you covered with 26 ethical jewellery labels we love. These beautiful brands are working to create a better world. They are designing timeless, unique and innovative jewellery that empowers local communities, provides a fair living wage, uses sustainable, recycled and conflict free materials, supports traditional craftsmanship and has minimal environmental impact.

It is jewellery that is fair to people and planet. Jewellery you can feel good about.

1. ARTICLE22

Article22 Ethical Sustainable Jewellery Spheric Seed of Life Earrings
photo: ARTICLE22.com

New York | unique jewellery with purpose handcrafted from Peacebomb aluminium upcycled from detonated bombs

✓ fair wage and working conditions
✓ recycled war shrapnel and debris
✓ supports artisans
✓ supports local communities
✓ gives back

Price: $-$$$

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2. Bracenet

BRACENET Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: bracenet.net

Hamburg | with @healthyseas @ghostfishing BRACENET recovers ghost fishing nets and produces handmade BRACENETS

✓ Fair Trade working conditions
✓ eco friendly and recycled materials
✓ handmade
✓ made to last
✓ gives back

Price: €

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3. CATBIRD

CATBIRD Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: catbirdnyc.com

New York | jewellery with a conscience, handmade in Brooklyn with recycled or fair-trade gold and conflict-free stones

✓ fair wage and working conditions
✓ certified recycled and fairmined metals
✓ conflict free stones
✓ handmade in Brooklyn
✓ gives back with Catbird Foundation

Price: $-$$$$

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4. CONCRETE JUNGLE

CONCRETE JUNGLE sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: concrete-jungle.de

Frankfurt | award winning and high quality concrete jewellery design

✓ eco friendly and sustainable in house production
✓ handmade locally in Frankfurt

Price: €-€€

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5. COURBET

COURBET PARIS Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: @courbetofficial

Paris | first French jewellery brand to introduce ethical and sustainable designs using laboratory created diamonds and recycled gold

✓ Fair Trade working conditions
✓ laboratory created diamonds
✓ recycled gold
✓ made by craftspeople
✓ made in Paris

Price: €€-€€€€

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6. CRED Jewellery

Ethical and Fairtrade Jewellery Conflict Free CRED Jewellery London
photo: @credjewellery

London | beautiful, sustainable, responsible jewellery made with heart

✓ Fairtrade Gold Standard pioneer
✓ responsibly sourced gemstones
✓ commitment to local communities
✓ gives back

Price: £-££££

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7. DONNA HOURANI

DONNA HOURANI Dubai Beirut Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: donnahourani.com

Dubai | Beirut | sustainable and ethical luxury jewellery label

✓ sustainable and handpicked materials
✓ ethically sourced
✓ eco friendly supply chain
✓ small factories
✓ supports artisans

Price: €€€€-€€€€€

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8. EMMA AITCHISON

EMMA AITCHISON LONDON Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: emmaaitchison.com

London | conscious jewellery brand inspired by the natural world

✓ ethical and vintage gemstones
✓ recycled or Fair Trade materials
✓ carbon neutral jewellery
✓ sustainable shipping
✓ handmade in London

Price: £-£££

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9. FUTURA

FUTURA NEW YORK Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: futurajewelry.com

New York | genuinely sustainable, ecological, ethical, and traceable jewellery brand

✓ Fair Trade sourced and traded
✓ handmade by artisans
✓ supports traditional craftsmanship
✓ made in New York

Price: €€€-€€€€

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10. HOLLY RYAN

Sustainable Ethical Jewellery Handmade in Australia Holly Ryan
photo: @hollyryanjewellery

Sydney | art and nature driven jewellery and accessories designed and made in Australia

✓ sustainable and recycled materials
✓ ethically sourced gems
✓ supports artisans
✓ low waste or zero waste processes
✓ supports local community
✓ handmade to order in Australia

Price: $$-$$$$

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11. JUST TRADE

JUST TRADE UK LONDON Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: justtrade.co.uk

London | ethical jewellery collaboratively designed with artisans around the world

✓ Fair Trade working conditions
✓ locally sourced and ethical materials
✓ supports artisans
✓ handmade

Price: £

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12. LARK & BERRY

Ethical Jewellery Cultured Diamonds Fine Jewellery LARK & BERRY London
photo: Lark & Berry with Anna Sandal

London | sustainable jewellery made with cultured diamonds and stones

✓ 100% conflict free
✓ eco friendly processes
✓ partners with One Tree Planted

Price: ££-££££

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13. LILIAN VON TRAPP

LILIAN VON TRAPP BERLIN Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: lilianvontrapp.com

Berlin | ethical and fine jewellery label. Classy with a twist

✓ Fair Trade working conditions
✓ recycled materials
✓ local and eco friendly sourcing
✓ gives back
✓ recycled packaging

Price: €€€-€€€€

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14. LOGAN HOLLOWELL

LOGAN HOLLOWELL LA Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: loganhollowell.com

Los Angeles | handcrafted jewellery using 14k and 18k recycled gold, ethically sourced gemstones and conflict free diamonds

✓ recycled gold
✓ sustainably sourced gemstones
✓ conflict free diamonds
✓ made by artisans
✓ made in LA

Price: $$$-$$$$$

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15. MISOLEI

MISOLEI Munich sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: @misolei

Munich | nature inspired unique jewellery

✓ reuses vintage and preowned jewellery
✓ eco friendly production processes
✓ handmade in Spain

Price: €-€€€

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16. NORRFOLKS

NORRFOLKS Stockholm sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: norrfolks.com

Stockholm | fine and Scandinavian inspired jewellery from recycled gold and lab-grown diamonds since 2017

✓ Fair Trade working conditions
✓ recycled gold from post consumer waste
✓ diamonds sustainably grown in a lab
✓ handmade in Spain

Price: €€€-€€€€€

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17. OR DU MONDE

OR DU MONDE Paris sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: ordumonde.com

Paris | elegant and classic jewellery created with respect for the environment and people

✓ Fair Trade working conditions
✓ ethically sourced and recycled materials
✓ transforms and exchanges existing jewellery
✓ recycled and recyclable packaging
✓ made in Paris

Price: €€€€€

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18. PIPPA SMALL

PIPPA SMALL LONDON Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: pippasmall.com

London | ethical jewellery designer, human rights activist and Survival International Ambassador

✓ fair wage and working conditions
✓ supports artisans
✓ invests in local communities

Price: ££-££££

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19. SUE GREGOR

SUE GREGOR Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: suegregor.co.uk

London | unique handmade botanic jewellery using 100% recycled materials

✓ 100% upcycled materials
✓ no toxins
✓ minimal waste
✓ recycled and biodegradable packaging
✓ handmade in England

Price: £

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20. TAJ AMSTERDAM

TAJ AMSTERDAM sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: taj.nl

Amsterdam | handcrafted jewellery designed as talismans to protect and inspire. Each piece is unique

✓ Fair Trade working conditions
✓ recycled silver and gold
✓ traditional craftsmanship
✓ handmade
✓ women empowerment
✓ supports local communities

Price: €-€€

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21. TARBOOSH TALES

ABU DHABI UAE TARBOOSH TALES sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: @loretart

Abu Dhabi | timeless design collaboration between artist @loretart and Al Ghadeer UAE Crafts

✓ fair trade working conditions
✓ supports traditional craftsmanship
✓ empowering women
✓ gives back
✓ handmade in the UAE

Price: €

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22. VIERI

VIERI Berlin Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019

Berlin | beautiful and timeless luxury sustainable jewellery

✓ Fair Trade sourced and traded
✓ supports traditional craftsmanship
✓ handmade in Berlin

Price: €€€€€

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23. WALD BERLIN

WALD BERLIN Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: @waldberlin

Berlin | trendy and handmade nature inspired jewellery label

✓ Fair Trade working conditions
✓ eco-friendly and ethical sourcing
✓ made by women for women
✓ handmade

Price: €-€€€

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24. WILD & ARROW

WILD AND ARROW Stockholm sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: @wildandarrow

Stockholm | handformed jewellery made in this ethical vegan lifestyle boutique

✓ Fair Trade working conditions
✓ recycled eco friendly sterling silver
✓ cruelty-free, vegan
✓ supports artisans
✓ sustainable production
✓ handmade in Stockholm

Price: €-€€€

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25. ZEFYR JEWELS

Onyx Necklace Zefyr Jewels Sustainable Jewellery Label with Eco Heart Sydney
photo: @zefyr_jewels

Sydney | sustainable jewellery label with an eco heart. Inspired by travel

✓ Fair Trade working conditions
✓ upcycled factory offcuts
✓ ethically handcut gems
✓ handmade
✓ supports artisans
✓ women empowerment
✓ gives back
✓ member of Carbon Reduction Institute

Price: $-$$$

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26. ZOE MORTON

ZOE MORTON LONDON Blog sustainable ethical jewellery ECOLOOKBOOK 2019
photo: zmorton.com

London | stylish minimal jewellery designed with purpose and consideration for people planet

✓ upcycled metals
✓ sustainably-sourced gemstones
✓ reused diamonds
✓ recycled and recyclable packaging
✓ gives back
✓ handmade in London

Price: £-££

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