The concern here is about the use of conflict materials. What are conflict materials? These are minerals that are mostly mined in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The minerals are mined in heavy conflict areas and the money is often used to support violent activities. There are many human rights cases of abuse in this area. There are many armed groups in the region abusing the local inhabitants to get these minerals. The money is then used to buy more weapons and carry out more human rights abuses.

 HOW DO WE DEFINE RESPONSIBLE SOURCING?

 It is simple. Responsible sourcing means that we never buy minerals from conflict areas. We take this responsibility very seriously. Our silver comes from regions where such conflicts do not occur, such as South America and Australia. It is then sent to South Korea where it is made into 92.5% sterling silver. The product is then sent to Thailand. Here the product is stamped, cast, and modeled into the trendy designs you see on our page.

WHAT IS 925 STERLING SILVER?

 This indicates that the product is made out of 9.5% silver. The other 7.5% typically consist of copper. Why is there a mix? Pure silver cannot be used for jewelry. It is much too soft for the process. 925 sterling silver is less likely to scratch or become damaged. How do you know it is 925 sterling silver? We sell 925 stamped jewelry. 750 and 825 stamped jewelry are used for cutlery. This is far from sterling silver. The 999 stamp is used for silver that is pure or processed.

 

HOW DO YOU KNOW YOUR JEWELRY WILL BE SAFE?

Our products are designed to meet the highest safety standards throughout the world. We work independently with highly recognized testing organizations to ensure complete compliance. We comply with all international regulations. You can wear our products with confidence. You will not find any nickel, lead or any other unsafe mineral in our jewelry.