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Our favorite sustainable jewelry pieces under $100

You don't have to spend a fortune to find a minimalist bangle or extravagant bauble with sustainable street cred.

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Finding cool, sustainable jewelry on a budget can feel like an impossible task. But thanks to a recent uptick of awesome global makers committed to ethical and sustainable jewelry-making, a small jewelry budget doesn't mean you have to hit up Claire's for some plastic trinkets. If you're looking for the perfect jewelry pieces that won't break the bank and are better for the earth, let us be your guide.

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Yewo Zinga Recycled Hoop Earrings

Why It's Cool
These twisted earrings made from recycled brass aren't just an elegant addition to any outfit – they also come with an incredible story. Each piece provides Malawi makers a chance to learn a valuable skill, get treated ethically, and be paid fairly.


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 Hoop Earrings

Laura Elizabeth Louise Necklace

Why It's Cool
Inspired by the namesake of the film Thelma & Louise and her "take no sh&t" attitude, this delicate necklace is handmade in Austin, Texas with an eye toward ethics and sustainability. Laura Elizabeth shares the details of its supply chain so you know exactly what you're buying.


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Elizabeth Louise Necklace

Arlokea Pearl Drop Earrings

Why It's Cool
Arlokea's understated gold and pearl earrings are ideal for the jewelry minimalist. Each piece is handmade by Indian artisans paid a fair wage in a safe environment. You can even get to know them through the Arlokea website.


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Drop Earring

SOKO Chunky Dash Hoops

Why It's Cool
Small but substantial, we can't think of a cooler everyday pair of earrings than these chunky hoops. Each purchase of the handcrafted pieces directly supports fairly compensated Kenyan artists who use SOKO's app to connect directly to global customers.


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Chunky Dash Hoops

ABLE Monogram Necklace

Why It's Cool
Looking for a customizable piece that's made just for you? We're big fans of ABLE's delicate chain necklace – and its commitment to creating sustainable, profitable jobs for women all over the world.


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Monogram Necklace

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