Ethical Diamond Options and Alternatives

We want your like for character to be mirrored in the jewelry you have on, so we are generally wanting for strategies to make our exclusive jewelry more sustainable and use products from ethical resources. As we built new engagement rings for the June 2022 start, we researched the best suppliers for recycled, eco-welcoming, and conflict-absolutely free diamonds, as nicely as option stones that are just as visually gorgeous. Study extra about each individual stone down below to choose which 1 fits your aspiration ring.

Recycled Diamond

14k yellow gold ring with recycled diamond by Beth Millner Jewelry

Recycled diamonds are stones that previously exist in the source chain that are restored to guarantee that they are the very same high quality as a brand new diamond. Simply because they bypass the mining method, they are a particularly eco-welcoming choice. 

Conflict-cost-free Diamond

18k palladium white gold birch bark rings with conflict free diamond by Beth Millner Jewelry

Our conflict no cost diamonds are lately mined stones. To make certain that they are ethically sourced, our diamond provider follows the tips of the Kimberley course of action, is in compliance with the United Nations resolutions, and ensures that the diamonds are conflict totally free.

Lab-developed Diamond

14k yellow gold trillium engagement ring with lab grown diamond by Beth Millner Jewelry

Lab developed diamonds are true diamonds that have been developed beneath certain problems in a lab. They are typically fantastic in quality, but are a lot far more economical than mined stones. That mentioned, it is vital to notice that they will not recognize value about time in the exact same way that mined stones will.

Diamonds are the most difficult gemstone, and are ranked at a 10 on the Mohs hardness scale. This will make them excellent for day to day have on. 

Moissanite

14k rose gold leafy branch engagement ring with eco-friendly moissanite by Beth Millner Jewelry

Moissanite could look like diamond, but it is a totally different gemstone! Originally uncovered in meteors, the pure offer is very confined, and practically all moissanite on the market place is lab grown. Like lab developed diamonds, moissanite will not enjoy value more than time. That claimed, moissanite is extra very affordable than diamond choices, and has additional fire (the promptly changing flashes of coloration seen in some gems) than diamond. They are a 9.5 on the Mohs scale, and are ideal for day-to-day wear.

Sapphire

14k rose gold tree trunk engagement ring with Montana Sapphire by Beth Millner Jewelry

Our Sapphires are mined ideal right here in the United States in Montana. Our supplier is a Gold Amount Green America Accredited Enterprise, which is an unbiased certification supplied to companies that are environmentally liable and socially equitable, amid other attributes. Each sapphire is heat addressed next industry benchmarks to deliver out the very best coloration possible from every stone, producing them a wonderful option if you are searching for anything blue. They are a 9 on the Mohs scale, and are suitable for daily use.