A powerful and beautiful symbol of strength and endurance against the odds, and now Blue Planet superstars, polar bears are in the spotlight for ecological reasons. This one is artfully carved from a single tagua nut, which comes from a palm in the South American jungle and is also known as ‘vegetable ivory’. Handmade by Ronald in Sosate, Ecuador, this piece is not only ethical, but also a reminder to try our best to keep our planet healthy. Perfect for anyone with a green soul.
Tagua nut, brass
Chain length 45cm or 90cm, pendant 3.5cm x 2.5cm x 1.5cm
Inspired by children’s play bricks, this stylish necklace is minimal and chic, adding a touch of organic brutalism to any look. Play with it on the move – the three blocks can be styled in different combinations. It comes in either zebrano or ebony, and a four block version is also available. Created from natural wood and handmade in Utrecht.
Ebony or Zebrano wood, gold or silver plated brass chain
Chain length 80cm, block 1.5cm
Ethically made by women at the Hope Jewellery fair trade project in Peru, this wide, spiral-shaped bangle is striking, chic and bold. The geometric brass shape is hand-cut and polished using traditional techniques, and will sit just as well singly with a cutting-edge outfit as layered with other pieces for a more eclectic look.
This simple-yet-fascinating, dagger-shaped pendant is a graphic and structural shape. Easy and timeless for everyday wear, yet distinctive and modern. Made in London.
Brass or stainless steel
Chain length 72cm, pendant 4cm x 1cm