Sustainable & Fair Trade Jewelry

Posted by Emily Roberts on Wednesday, Jan 30th, 2013

Eco fair trade jewelry. Raven + Lily.

When your heart fills with love for one amazing person, it's inevitable: you want the entire world to feel that love. By giving fair trade and sustainable gifts, you’re not only telling that special someone you love them, you’re helping to make the world they live in a better, fairer, lovelier place.

Of course, eco jewelry and fair trade fashion make perfect gifts for yourself too... 

Check out some of our favorite sustainable jewelry brands and the INDIGENOUS eco fashion styles we would pair with them. 

Hovey Lee

Committed to promoting fair trade, human dignity and environmental sustainability before profits, Hovey Lee Jewelry is created using 100% recycled materials. Hovey Lee supports several different charities, including UNICEF, Project Angel Food and Stand Up To Cancer. With such chic choices and strong core values, Hovey Lee’s designs are bound to satisfy your style and your morals.

Hove Lee Eco Jewelry - Athena Owl Earrings and Dulce II EarringsOrganic Cotton Wave Pullover . INDIGENOUS organic + fair trade fashion. #ecofashion

Pair Hove Lee's Athena Earrings and Dulce II earrings with the INDIGENOUS organic cotton Wave Pullover.


Stylish, versatile and empowering, Bronwen’s sustainable jewelry makes every woman feel like a goddess. Their commitment to people and planet has led them to partner with the Too Precious to Wear Campaign, Earthworks and the No Dirty Gold Campaign, and the Hera Foundation, which works to raise awareness and profits to fight ovarian cancer.

Bronwen Sustainable Jewelry - Chrysoprase NecklaceWomen's organic cotton pullover sweater. INDIGENOUS organic + fair trade fashion.

Pair Bronwen's gold and faceted Chrysoprase Necklace with the INDIGENOUS Relaxed Pullover

1000 Shillings

Each product sold on 1000 Shillings is unique to the website and sold as a limited edition piece. When you buy from 1000 Shillings, your money is going to help the women they work with to start their own small businesses. Each necklace is named for the amazing woman who created it.

1000 Shillings - Jewelry that makes the world a better place. #ecojewelry Women's organic cotton dress. Namaste Tunic by INDIGENOUS organic + fair trade fashion. #ecofashion

Pair the 1000 Shilings Susan Necklace with the INDIGENOUS Namaste Tunic in white. 

United By Blue

Making trendy clothing, bags and jewelry, United by Blue is truly dedicated to helping our oceans. For every purchase, UBB removes one pound of trash from the oceans and waterways. You can contribute by volunteering at a clean-up or by selecting something stylish on their site, something that says, “I care too.” We love their old-timey and surfer style jewelry, reminding us to slow down and enjoy the little things.

United By Blue - ring and necklace. Sustainable jewelry. #ecojewelryWomen's organic cotton open knit top for summer. Netted Pullover by INDIGENOUS organic + fair trade fashion.

Pair United By Blue's Bushel and a Pick Necklace and Silver Rose Ebony Ring with INDIGENOUS' Netted Pullover.


By partnering with eco-conscious artisans in the US, EcoLustre is able to have a variety of cool and sophisticated pieces at affordable prices. Each of their pieces is made with recycled materials and non-toxic techniques. Best of all, you can feel good about giving and wearing their beautiful and sustainable designs.

Eco Lustre sustainable jewelry. #ecojewelryWomen's organic cotton open knit top. Lightweight fair trade sweater from INDIGENOUS organic + fair trade fashion.

Pair EcoLustre's Hula Hoop Necklace and Pacifica Bracelet with the INDIGENOUS Aerial Tee

Invisible Children & 31 Bits

Created using a traditional process that transforms recycled paper into gorgeous beads, 31 Bits Designs of Northern Uganda empowers vulnerable Ugandan women to rise above poverty by employing their creative abilities and generating opportunities for sustainable livelihoods. Created through a partnership with Invisible Children, this stunning necklace and bracelet benefit women affected by the LRA conflict.

Invisible Children and 31 Bits fair trade eco jewelry. Organic Cotton Drawstring Dress. INDIGENOUS organic + fair trade #ecofashion.

Pair Invisible Children's Hickory Necklace and Rosebury Bracelet with the INDIGENOUS Drawstring Dress


Alkemie promotes fair trade and eco-sustainable business practices to combat the existing harmful effects and conditions of the metal and gemstone industry. Their pieces incorporate pearls with 100% recycled metals and have an edge of gyspy flair and romance.

Alkemie sustainable jewelry. #ecojewelryOrganic cotton skirt and organic cotton long sheer tank. Fair trade fashion from INDIGENOUS.

Pair Alkemie's Stingray Bracelet and Black Tahitian Pearl Necklace with INDIGENOUS' EZ Skirt and Long Sheer Tank.

Raven + Lily

These gorgeous pieces are from melted bullet casings and recycled metals (brass, silver, copper) by HIV-positive women in Ethiopia. In addition to providing sustainable economic opportunities, Raven + Lily returns proceeds to fund healthcare and literacy programs for women and children in this community.

Raven + Lily Sustainable & Fair Trade Jewelry - empowering women. #fairtrade Women's organic cotton poncho. INDIGENOUS organic + fair trade #ecofashion.

Pair Raven + Lily's Desta Earrings and Multistrand Necklace with the INDIGENOUS Fiesta Poncho.

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Posted by Zoe | January 31, 2013

So many beautiful pieces, off to check them out further.


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