• Charlotte Wooning

    Charlotte Wooning

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    Charlotte started creating jewelry in 2005. A few years after graduating in fashion she started to experiment with silver and soldering. It took quite some time to learn the skills of this handcraft, but slowly on a new jewelry label arose. Her style has become unmistakably recognizable throughout the years. Every piece expresses a feminine, contemporary, delicate style.

    THE MAKER.

    Inspired by many things in life such as art, vintage jewelry, or just that woman in the subway, Charlotte keeps on reinventing her jewelry within the borders of her handwriting. Several pieces are timeless beauties and stay in the collection for many years. The creational process is a never-ending challenge but is nonetheless one of best things of their working day. Creating a jewel that will accompany a customer in her life is the most grateful part of her job. Charlotte’s small enterprise has grown to be a grown-up company. They now employ 5 professionally graduated goldsmiths, lovely girls who create every piece by hand in the style of Charlotte. And for two years her husband Steven is fully committed to the company as a new business partner of Charlotte. They work closely with their gemstone suppliers to know exactly where the stones are mined and under what conditions.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    To retain the earth from overflowing with unnecessary things they create on demand. They have low stock and work with a dynamic inventory system. Sometimes it means you have to wait a little longer for your jewel to arrive. Overall it means they can keep their prices fair.

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  • Alpaca Loca

    Alpaca Loca

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    Alpaca Loca is a young and innovative label that specializes in designing and producing quality products from alpaca wool. They are mainly known for their luxurious and silk soft plaids and scarves. Alpaca wool is a natural, super soft fabric and has many advantages compared to sheep’s wool or cashmere. It is hypoallergenic because it contains no lanolin such as sheep wool. The structure of alpaca wool is also stronger than that of sheep wool or cashmere. It sheds a lot less, so it is very comfortable to wear and does not sting. Besides this, it is dirt and water repellent. It is a 100% natural product and fair trade.

    THE MAKER.

    The wool used for the Alpaca Loca products comes from alpaca’s from Ecuador. The products are all made by hand in Ecuador by a community of weavers. Alpaca Loca places great value on quality, tradition, integrity and social responsibility and have consciously chosen to set up production in this way.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    Your purchase contributes directly to the economic growth of Ecuador and alleviating the poverty of the alpaca herders.

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  • Ecoalf

    Ecoalf

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    The concept of the brand came after the birth of Javier Goyeneche’s son, Alfredo. ECOALF was born in 2009 when Javier was reflecting upon the world thinking about what we would leave to the next generation. With his frustration about the excessive use of the world’s natural resources, his idea was born to create a fashion brand that is truly sustainable. By integrating breakthrough technology ECOALF creates clothing and accessories made entirely from recycled materials. The brand represents the fabrics for the future generations.

    THE MAKER.

    In 2015, Ecoalf, through its own Foundation as well as the support from the HAP Foundation, embarked on its most ambitious project: Upcycling the Oceans. This is a worldwide adventure that will help remove marine debris from the bottom of the oceans thanks to the support of local fishermen. The revolutionary project aims to be replicated all over the world and its main objective is to recover trash that is destroying the sea, and transform it into top quality yarn to produce garments. This pioneering initiative has three objectives: to remove litter that damages marine ecosystems from our seas, giving a second life to recovered waste with a circular economy view, and raising awareness about the global issue that marine litter presents.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    ECOALF is called after Javier’s son Alfredo.

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  • Julia Otilia Jewelry

    Julia Otilia Jewelry

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    Julia Otilia is a sustainable and conscious jewelry brand that stands for capturing the essence of the moment. Their brand reflects timeless elegance paired with a sophisticated and simplistic Scandinavian aesthetic. All of their jewellery is inspired by organic shapes and the finest details of nature. As our planet and people are both concerns, they make conscious decisions for all their materials and production and aim to be as sustainable as possible.

    THE MAKER.

    Their production is done ethically and fairly in a small atelier in Bali. They support the local artisans with their intricate skills and dedication to recreate their delicate designs. Further assembling work is done in the Netherlands. Their jewellery is available in both silver and gold. They repurpose pure scrap pieces of 925 sterling silver for sustainable upcycling practices. All of their golden jewellery are plated with a 2 micron coat of 24K gold on a pure silver sterling base. Furthermore, they like to incorporate organic materials into their designs, including wood, seeds and nuts in form of carvings and beads.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    For every order they plant one tree. As of August 2019, Julia Otilia has officially partnered with One Tree Planted. A non-profit organisation that is focused on global reforestation.

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  • hello dai

    hello dai

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    At hello dai all jewelry is made by hand in the studio of Marike & Nicolette in Amsterdam. They use mostly natural and vintage materials to produce their collection. The work only with sterling silver (925, 1st grade) and gold filled material. This material contains 100x more 14k gold than gold plated material, and thus cannot easily wear off. You can therefore enjoy your hello day jewelry for much longer. Because everything is made by hand by the owners, everything goes directly through their hands, whereby they pay a lot of attention to the finishing touches and the smallest detail to ensure the highest quality is delivered.

    THE MAKER.

    Marike & Nicolette find their inspiration for their designs in nature and the world around us. The simple perfection that you see in the Japanese culture is also a great source of inspiration to their collection. The name hello dai also finds its origin in the Japanese culture, meaning to shine and sparkle. With their jewelry line they want to make everyone shine in a subtle way.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    Life is already serious enough and therfore you will often find a little statement towards simplicity in their jewelry.

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  • Flawed

    Flawed

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    Flaws make a thing or a person unique. It gives character, making it more interesting and one of a kind. Flawed is a sustainable and fair-trade jewelry brand that makes every piece by hand. One by one. All unique. Your piece of jewelry will always be a little different than your friends’.  Designed with the greatest attention to detail, while still allowing for tiny imperfections. Imperfections that give your ring character and quality. The quality you only get from a true craftsman, doing what he loves most. That is why Flawed makes every item unique, in a world where almost everything comes out of a factory.

    THE MAKER.

    There are no factories involved. The silversmiths have the perfect work life balance and they are a lot happier compared to our individualistic lifestyle! The Balinese learn their craftsmanship – for example silver – from their family and give it through. For example Wayan in the picture; he started making silver from when he was 10 years old. He liked it back than and he still does, with all his heart. Your jewelry is made with love. The Flawed collection has minimalistic, geometric shapes and is basic but classy.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    The silversmiths work from their homes, in their gardens and close to their family.

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  • Wewood

    Wewood

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    WeWOOD is an Italian sustainable brand, founded in 2009 in Florence, a city known for its art, beauty and creativity. WeWOOD combines the Italian ability to design unique objects with the need for more care and attention for our planet.

    THE MAKER.

    WeWOOD makes wooden watches from recycled wood. It was the first watch brand made entirely of wood and completely free of toxic and artificial materials. WeWOOD works together with Trees For The Future to plant trees for every wooden watch that is sold.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

     WeWOOD has planted more than 600,000 trees since 2011 and the goal is to reach 1 million by 2020.

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  • Matt & Nat Bags

    Matt & Nat Bags

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    Matt & Nat is a Canadian vegan-leather bags and shoe brand which originates from Montreal. They do not work with leather, fur, wool, silk or any other product that comes from animals. Their vegan-leather is made from polyurethane, a strong type of plastic, which cannot be distinguished from real leather. Besides this, materials from recycled PET bottles and nylon, cork and rubber are used to produce their collection. For Matt & Nat the well-being of people, animals and the planet is key.

    THE MAKER.

    The name Matt & Nat stands for “Materials and Nature”. Their best quality vegan leather is produced in their factory in China. The mantra of Matt & Nat is: “live beautifully”, which for them means “live with respect for people and nature”.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    On average, 21 plastic bottles are recycled to create one bag. From 2016 up till now, Matt & Nat has recycled more than three million plastic bottles!

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  • Ecoalf

    Ecoalf

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    The concept of the brand came after the birth of Javier Goyeneche’s son, Alfredo. ECOALF was born in 2009 when Javier was reflecting upon the world thinking about what we would leave to the next generation. With his frustration about the excessive use of the world’s natural resources, his idea was born to create a fashion brand that is truly sustainable. By integrating breakthrough technology ECOALF creates clothing and accessories made entirely from recycled materials. The brand represents the fabrics for the future generations.

    THE MAKER.

    In 2015, Ecoalf, through its own Foundation as well as the support from the HAP Foundation, embarked on its most ambitious project: Upcycling the Oceans. This is a worldwide adventure that will help remove marine debris from the bottom of the oceans thanks to the support of local fishermen. The revolutionary project aims to be replicated all over the world and its main objective is to recover trash that is destroying the sea, and transform it into top quality yarn to produce garments. This pioneering initiative has three objectives: to remove litter that damages marine ecosystems from our seas, giving a second life to recovered waste with a circular economy view, and raising awareness about the global issue that marine litter presents.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    ECOALF is called after Javier’s son Alfredo.

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  • Essyello

    Essyello

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    The jewelry from Essyello, a fair-trade jewelry brand, are all handmade by designer Sauling Wong. All materials are processed and 24k gilded in a small gilt workshop run by a Catalan family and then transformed into jewelry in Sauling’s workshop in the old part of Barcelona.

    THE MAKER.

    Sauling Wong is originally from Brabant and started the first collections of Essyello with left-over fabrics from her internship in Barcelona. Slowly the interest in transforming (neglected) materials into beautiful jewelry developed. Everything up to the recycled packaging is made locally and with love. The Essyello motto goes as follows; the longer you wear something, the more it becomes a part of you.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    Pyrite stone is nicknamed “Fools Gold” because many gold seekers were often mistaken because they thought the pyrite stone was actual gold!

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  • Wolvis

    Wolvis

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    Wool for Wolvis, a sustainable fashion brand, is shaved in Australia and the Himalayas. The Oeko-Tex certificate guarantees the absence of harmful substances in the production of the wool. Wolvis closely follows market demand by producing limited quantities and maintaining a small stock. No wolvis is wasted that way.

    THE MAKER.

    Wolvis was founded in 2013 by architect Griet Depoorter. All scarves are designed in the design studio in Ghent and produced by a small family business in West Flanders.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    Did you know that every year there is one main collection that transforms with the season? The warm fall / winter collection evolves into a spring series with lightweight fabrics and vibrant colors.

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  • Riverstones

    Riverstones

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    The fairtrade and sustainable jewelry from Riverstones is hand-made in a responsible way in their own workshop in Bali.

    THE MAKER.

    Riverstones is a jewelery brand with a message. Each jewelry piece has its own important message. These messages are meant to inspire women to pay more attention to and search for the quiet moments in life. Women who are strong because they pursue their ambitions and dreams but also sometimes softly need to seek moments of silence. Because those moments ensure that you can see the beauty in yourself and your life in a better way.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    Every day we have 50,000 thoughts, we hear 5,000 sounds and every minute we make at least two choices. It is not surprising that we are sometimes overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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