3. Emma Aitchison
Wave Crest, from $87 approx
This London-based conscious jewelry brand started in 2016 and is an all-round winner. The collections are inspired by the natural world, aiming to ignite conversations around climate change. Each piece is handmade by Emma Aitchinson herself, using recycled silver and gold, fairtrade materials and no toxic chemicals. Emma also donates 1% of her business profit to 1% Of The Planet.
The Wave Crest earrings are small, simple and elegant, inspired by waves of the ocean and handmade in recycled brass. They can be purchased in small or large online, and take up to 2-3 weeks to produce by hand from London.
4. Odette New York
Pivot Earrings, $198
Designer Jennifer Sarkilahti has been making Odette pieces from her craft studio in New York since 2006. Her collections have since expanded in popularity since being featured in the likes of Vogue and Marie Claire, while still being manufactured by local artisans in New York. Jennifer aims to keep her supply chain minimal, using recycled silver and gold where possible.
The pivot earrings are made from Sterling Silver and Brass, with a beautifully unique and stylish design. As always, they are crafted in New York City.
Single Saint-Raphael Hoop, from $140 approx
Otiumberg is for those that want luxury, timeless pieces that are elegant and conscious. Two London based sisters, Christie, and Rosanna Wollenberg, founded the brand in 2014, with a focus on ethics and quality. The brand offers warranty and easy repairs to ensure products last.
The Single Saint-Raphael Hoop is currently in pre-order, made from two hoops, which can be worn separately to mix and match. The earrings are made from ethically sourced gold vermeil on sterling silver and come in planet-friendly packaging.
‘I look for pieces with meaning and purpose that will stay with me for years to come. The versatility of this hoop means it will become a true staple in my collection.’