Affordable and Ethical Engagement Rings by Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Engagement season is here! More than 25% of all engagements happen between Thanksgiving and New Year's, and December is the most popular month for diamond ring sales. Last week, I had a great time talking to NBC News in Los Angeles about "The New Rules of Engagement Rings" because this year, the old rules are out the window! Couples are looking for affordable, ethical engagement rings that they can feel good about wearing. Read about five of my favorite rings...

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Recycled Bride: Wedding Bands For Your Groom

by Azure

About Recycled Bride A green wedding band is a man's best friend A wedding ring can symbolize not only your commitment to your partner, but your vow to help create a better, healthier world. So shouldn't you and your man be sporting wedding jewelry that's kind to the Earth and the workers who mine and create your gorgeous jewels? If you purchase a wedding band without knowing where its materials come from, you could be contributing to one of the most destructive industrial...

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Recycled Bride: Great Ideas for Bridal Party Giving

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Greener gifts for your best girls & guys! Choosing gifts for your bridesmaids and groomsmen is a fun part of wedding planning. Bridal party gifts show your appreciation for the friendship, support, and wedding-emergency rescues provided by your attendants. And thoughtful, personalized, sustainable presents are a great way to express love to your peeps and the planet. The very greenest gifts are charitable donations, or "experiential" gifts, like massages or...

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Bridal Bling: Top Ten Ways to Support Ethical Jewelry

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Brilliant Earth Long after your big day has passed, your engagement ring, wedding bands, and other wedding jewelry will remain a beautiful reminder of your shared past, your values, and your dreams for the future. With so many brilliant options for ethical jewelry, there’s no reason to compromise style or quality on your special day. Keep the glamour, lose the guilt! Here are a few tips on how to do it: 1. Look for ethical origin diamonds The first step is...

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Ever After Wedding Market: Everything Green wedding ideas

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market Earth Day (April 22nd) is the perfect opportunity to consider the environmental impact of your wedding celebration, and we wanted to continue the celebration to help keep the earth beautiful. You can significantly reduce your wedding’s ecological footprint by selecting products created by environmentally aware merchants. Many invitations, rings and accessories are eco-friendly, making it easy to have a green wedding! Nansglam repurposes vintage items...

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