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Did the Elizabethans create the greenest cufflink ever with their ‘cuff string?’ Maybe, but unless you are a having a farm wedding with themed costumes to boot (think Worzel Gummidge) then string is not going to be the best look for 2013. With the advances in Fairtrade precious metals and ethical designers recycling interesting materials, [...]

It’s Day 5 of the Ethical Weddings Fairtrade Fortnight Wedding Challenge… and I thought it was probably about time we explained what we mean by ‘fair trade weddings’. Crystabelle fair trade chunky crystal bracelet by Emily Louise Accessories – see necklace below In an ideal world, all the products and suppliers we mention would proudly [...]

It’s been a disgracefully long time since we last posted so we thought we’d come back with a bang and tell you about the great things that are happening with gold. Over a year has gone by since Fairtrade and Fairmined gold was launched so we wanted to dig around a little (excuse the…) and [...]

Brighton’s favourite fair trade hot spot, FAIR is celebrating the arrival of the latest ethical fashions with a fantastic 20% off the brand new collections by: Nancy Dee Bibico People Tree – including the new range by Orla Kiely Whether it’s a unique piece of jewellery to complement your wedding gown or a fairest of [...]

Belated congratulations to Greg Valerio – founder of Cred Jewellery and now full-time fair trade campaigner – who won the Global Campaigner category of the Observer Ethical Awards 2011 back in June. Up against Avaaz and Greenpeace, Greg didn’t think he had any chance of winning but for all of us who know him and [...]

Our friends at Wishpot are running this fabulous competition to win a Kelley Moore Amanda Pearl vintage crystal necklace. All of Amanda Pearl’s pieces are handmade, she even makes her own beads wherever possible and the crystal comes from vintage chandeliers in Italy. I was a little confused when I first read about the competition [...]

It’s February and that can only mean one thing – another great offer from Leblas in time for Valentine’s Day! Just quote ‘ethicalweddings‘ to get 20% off any item from the the Leblas range. With Valentine’s Day in mind, the range now includes their ethical Diamond Heart Collection: heart diamond pendants (pictured), rings and earrings [...]

A belated happy New Year! We hope you had a relaxing break. To welcome in 2011 we’re delighted to bring you a special offer from ethical jewellery designers, Ingle & Rhode. Maybe you took advantage of the festivities to pop the question? Or maybe you were the one to say ‘yes’. Either way, just quote [...]

We are pleased to welcome guest blogger, David Rhode of bespoke jeweller, Ingle & Rhode to bring us the latest thinking on one of Ethical Weddings’ toughest dilemmas: is there such a thing as an ethical diamond? Over to David… For more than a decade, informed consumers have known about the suffering caused by the [...]

Just a quick post to let you know you’ve got 1 week left to take advantage of the great special offer Leblas has put together for Ethical Weddings. Until 22 August – generous souls that they are - they’re giving us 20% off their entire collection. So if you spot a ravishing ring you’d like for your [...]

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