Modavanti’s 7 Favorite Animal Jewelry

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The sustainable fashion e-shop Modavanti (have you seen their gorgeous new site design?!) has rounded up their favorite accessories just for you.

Not only is each item in their e boutique vetted for sustainable production practices, 2% donation of every sale to two charities; Nest (empowering artisans in developing countries) and Charity: Water (providing clean water to impoverished villages).

Animal Jewelry

 

1. Large Antler Earrings by Natalie Frigo

Artisan made in the USA using recycled materials.

Natalie Frigo sculpts all of her designs by hand in her lower Manhattan studio. Her inspiration ranges from early metallurgy and textile design to recent architectural developments, culminating in a collection that is contemporary, but by referencing venerable artifacts, also feels timeless.

 

2. Sap Cuff by Lab by Laura Busony

Artisan made in the USA.

The symbolic ouroboros, the inspiration behind our Sap Cuff, is an ancient symbol of eternal rebirth. The mystical symbol is comprised of a snake, which eats its own tail to form a circle, representing the cyclical nature of life and death.  This lovely simple cuff is an elegant way to remind yourself of the interconnectedness of life, not to mention that it will match everything and can be stacked with other bracelets.

 

3. Scotty Dog Ring by Lab by Laura Busony

Artisan made in the USA.

The coolest little man in town! This Scotty Dog Ring features a new solid brass cast from an authentic 1930’s gum-ball machine prize dog charm and has been polished to perfection.

 

4. Fy Hat Pin by Lab by Laura Busony

Artisan made in the USA.

This antiqued bronze Fly Hat Pin is a delightful way to add a little playfulness to any outfit.  Put it on a hat, sweater, even a backpack to add some whimsy and fun.

 

5. Playing Cat Cuff by Natalie Frigo

Artisan made in the USA using recycled materials.

This stunning recycled brass bangle features two playful cats with white sapphire eyes. Carefully crafted by an artisan in New York City, this bracelet is truly one of a kind.

 

6. Claw and Tektite Necklace by Natalie Frigo

Artisan made in the USA using recycled materials.

If you’re the kind of girl who likes to stick out from the crowd, this handmade brass and meteorite necklace is for you — subtly edgy, sophisticated and cool.

 

7. Free Bird Palm Cuff by UNA Fashion

Fair Trade artisan made using recycled materials.

UNA’s Free Bird Palm Cuff is a timeless, everyday elegant pieces are created from recycled remnants of war in Cambodia. Six artisans handcraft the jewelry using metal from land mines and unexploded ordinance (UXO) gathered from local non-governmental organizations. This uniquely designed cuff looks elegant on and is great pop of personality any and all outfits.

 

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