FAIREST OF THEM ALL

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In news to cheer en­vi­ron­men­tally minded mag­pies ev­ery­where, Chopard re­cently an­nounced that from now on all of its jew­ellery and watches will be pro­duced in 100 per cent re­spon­si­bly sourced gold. It’s the lat­est and most sig­nif­i­cant step in the brand’s long-run­ning ‘jour­ney to sus­tain­able lux­ury’, and throws down the gaunt­let to other lux­ury houses. Chopard’s work to help more mines be­come Fair mined cer­ti­fied will also in­crease sup­plies for the rest of the in­dus­try – good news for ev­ery­one. Above right: neck­lace from Chopard’s 2018 Red Car­pet Col­lec­tion. Here are three other sus­tain­able jew­ellery brands to get on your eco-radar:

1 — Anissa Ker­miche Three dif­fer­ent styles of yel­low-gold hoop ear­ring feature in the Lon­don-based French jew­eller’s fair-trade cap­sule col­lec­tion for Matches, adding eth­i­cal cre­den­tials to her fash­ion-for­ward aes­thetic. £1,665, match­es­fash­ion.com.

2 — Lil­ian von Trapp The Ber­lin-born jew­eller uses re­cy­cled gold and di­a­monds for her con­tem­po­rary, min­i­mal­ist pinkie rings, ear­rings and neck­laces, hav­ing be­gun by up­cy­cling her mother’s jew­ellery. £915, lil­ian­von­trapp.com.

3 — Har­g­reaves Stock­holm The clean curves of this Swedish brand’s jew­ellery are all crafted in Fairmined gold and sil­ver, with lab-grown gem­stones, to min­imise the en­vi­ron­men­tal im­pact. £10,500, wol­fand­bad­ger.com. SRG

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