Creating jewellery that has minimal impact on the environment is a core focus behind This Story. That’s why I’ve invested lots of time and research into the materials and suppliers I use.
I create jewellery that is made to last forever and will hopefully be passed down as treasured heirlooms for years to come. No fast fashion here, just individually produced pieces that tell a story and have minimal impact on the world.
My sustainability and ethical practices:
Metals & Gemstones
All my jewellery is hand-crafted by myself using the ancient process called lost wax casting. This means I originally hand-carve my jewellery from wax before they are cast into precious metal. Once cast I only use recycled precious metals from a reputable UK based casting company based in London, whom I have a long-standing relationship with.
I source gemstones from reputable UK suppliers that purchase directly from mines that they know are ethically mined with minimal impact on the environment and are confident that the people employed are treated well and fairly.
In some cases, I also use reclaimed gemstones that have been removed from previously loved jewellery.
All shipping boxes are made from recycled cardboard and are recyclable. The packing tape is also eco-friendly and recyclable.
My jewellery boxes are eco-friendly and FSC certified. Unfortunately, the inserts are not recycled or recyclable, but are made to be keep your jewellery safe for years to come.
The jewellery pouches are 100% made from recycled plastic bottles, also known as rPET. They are also perfect storage for jewellery, make up and other cute objects.
The postcards are printed onto recycled card from a UK based supplier and are designed with cute artwork to collect and gift to loved ones.
I always maintain my workspace in a sustainable way. Ensuring there is minimal waste by re-using everything I can. I also have strict recycling practices in place. And I only use polishing compounds that do not contain animal fat.