Eco-friendly Jewelry That Gives Back

Are you looking to wear an amazing accessory that not only looks good, but also helps to protect people and the planet? Check out some beautiful jewelry picks that help promote health and wellness.

Justice Originals
Justice Originals is a Denver company that creates unique, upcycled jewelry that is made from salvaged stainless steel metal. Each piece is made by hand, so that it has a one-of-a-kind feel. Plus, each beautiful design helps support NAMI Colorado Chapter. (National Alliance of Mental Illness). www.justiceoriginals.com

Raven + Lily
Raven + Lily is a socially-conscious lifestyle brand dedicated to empowering women and featuring unique eco-friendly finds. Raven + Lily aims to employ marginalized women in India, Ethiopia, Kenya, Cambodia, Pakistan, Guatemala, and the USA at fair trade wages to provide access to a safe job, sustainable income, health care, education, and a real chance to to break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their families. www.ravenandlily.com

Buffalo Exchange
Buffalo Exchange enables people to trade in gently used clothes and accessories so that others can buy and enjoy them. By upcycling existing jewelry, it helps to safeguard our vital resources. Plus, Buffalo Exchange is an eco-friendly bagless store that gives back to various charities and routinely donates items that are brought in by people looking to trade. www.buffaloexchange.com

Chan Luu
Chan Luu ethical fashion international (e.f.i.)  is a line designed by Chan that supported artisans in underdeveloped countries such as Haiti and Kenya. It represents an opportunity for artisans to further develop their jewelry crafting and production skills which promotes strong and sustainable industries for long-term success. Since 2011, the Chan Luu ethical fashion international line has been able to create over 1000 jobs in 24 different community groups. www.chanluuefi.com