Say Yes to Brilliant Earth Jewelry

by HannahN

Brilliant Earth’s mission is to create exquisitely crafted fine jewelry while cultivating a more ethical, transparent, and sustainable jewelry industry worldwide. Their gorgeous jewelry, engagement rings, and wedding rings come with a guarantee that they originate exclusively from ethical sources, and Brilliant Earth goes even further by donating 5% of their profits to communities in Africa that have been negatively impacted by the diamond trade. Brilliant Earth offers stunning...

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Royal Wedding Giveaway: Princess For a Day Wedding Contest!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for greenKarat On April 29, 2011, the same day as the Royal Wedding, SmartBrideBoutique.com will crown one lucky bride Princess for her wedding day. Giveaway items will be revealed daily, and the Grand Prize package includes over $13,000 worth of stylish and eco-friendly prizes to help a bride create her dream wedding. Today’s prize? $500 toward two custom, recycled wedding bands from greenKarat. Be green in honor of Earth Day and enter to...

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Earth-Friendly Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands

by Azure

      I had a feeling Etsy would be chockfull of eco-conscious custom pieces just for brides-to-be, and I was absolutely right! The rings pictured below are from various Etsy sellers, and each piece is more gorgeous than the last  I love the raw, organic feel of recycled jewelry and I think it's fabulous that you don't have to sacrifice style to go green. I mean... aren't these engagement rings gorgeous? They have just as much sparkle as non-green rings and they're kind...

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Eco Wedding Jewelry Alert:  Not all Rings are Created Eco

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for greenKarat Watch out, eco brides! Labels such as “recycled gold”, “Canadian diamonds” and “conflict free” can be misleading for couples shopping for green wedding and engagement rings. There is rampant greenwashing in the eco jewelry niche and green brides deserve the truth. Read about 3 eye-opening facts that will help you to spot misleading “green” claims and ask the right questions. But first, here are the 3 ways that you can...

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