10 Gorgeous Eco-friendly Alternatives To Jewellery

10 Gorgeous Eco-friendly Alternatives To Jewellery

Jewellery is an important part of your bridal ensemble on your wedding day. Did you also know that jewellery controls a bride’s emotions on the big day?

 

Traditional jewellery has always fallen into the gold or diamond bracket that has always been brand new. Thanks to environment and sustainability consciousness, eco-friendly jewellery pieces are now trendy and also a need of the hour.

 

It’s time to share the love you share with your partner, with the environment through these simple ideas.  

 

1) Recycling Metals

 

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The rings are the highlight of a wedding. These gorgeous used rings are made out of recycled metals be it silver, gold or platinum.

 

2) Recycled Stones

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Many jewellery stores offer a variety of recycled stone jewellery. Take your pick from a wide variety of gorgeous pieces. You can also use old jewellery and refurbish it to your taste.

 

3) DIY Jewellery From Old Recycled Jewellery

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As a woman you certainly have a collection of jewellery in your closet. Try making your own jewellery with the help of your fiance and maid of honour. It will bring you and your partner closer and doubles up as a fun activity. Breaking up a string of pearls to form a pair of payals is a great idea for your ensemble. 

 

4) Wooden Neck Pieces And Jewellery

 

For the eco-friendly bride these pieces add a touch of nature and class to your outfit. Using recycled wood for jewellery further makes it more environmentally friendly.

 

5) Jewellery Made From Seashells

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These are perfect for your beach-themed wedding! The only challenge here is finding the one that matches your personality.  These pieces will definitely catch attention. Unleash your quirky spirit through nature’s gifts! 

 

6) Let Your Jewellery Be Your Something Borrowed

 

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Why buy when you can borrow jewellery that has been worn just once? Welcome all the hand-me-downs and heirlooms!

7) Beads And Jewellery Made From Recycled Paper

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These beads are gorgeous, unique and made from recycled paper. You can play around with the colours, the patterns and the style of the jewellery needed without the expense.

 

8) Ethically Mined Gemstones

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If you have a strong connection to gemstones and need your jewellery to dazzle with different gemstones, look for ethically mined ones. These stones when removed from the earth keep in mind the environment making it more eco-friendly. 

 

9) Upcycled Jewellery From Old Cars And Cycles

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Upcycling is the process of taking something insignificantly worthless and turning it into a piece of art. These pieces from ‘Chic made consciously’ have been upcycled from tire tubes. A great alternative to traditional metal and gemstone pieces.

 

10)  Cloth Jewellery

 

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Cloth accessories are vibrant, gorgeous and make for some unique jewellery pieces for your special day. You can even make your own cloth jewellery using the left over cloth from your ensemble. It will tie your outfit together making it beautiful. 

 

It isn’t hard to take care of our environment, take a stand for it by making a statement 

 

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