An easy to wear earring made from FAIRMINED sliver. It is hand crafted with a matte finish.
Fairmined silver is from empowered responsible artisanal and small-scale mines which we are proud to work with.
Fairmined transforms mining into an active force for good, ensuring social development and environmental protection. Valerie of VK Designs was able to visit the the Aurelsa mine in Peru and its small community of families where this silver comes from.
- Made in Portland, OR
- Recycled Silver
VK Designs demonstrates fresh thinking in the field of metalsmtihg with a foundation in traditional techniques and high quality craftsmanship. Only using conflict free diamonds and all recycled metals, so shop with confidence. 5% of each sale goes to support the "No Dirty Gold" Campaign. Why recycled metal? Gold and silver mining is without a doubt one of the world's dirtiest industries: it uses cyanide, generates heaps of waste, and leaves a long-lasting scar on landscapes and communities. 80% of all gold is used to make jewelry. For more info visit: www.nodirtygold.org. VK Designs are dedicated to using ethically obtained materials. Valerie Kasinskas of VK Designs has been trained by master metalsmiths & holds a bachelor of Fine Arts Degree.