My background is in jewelry. Professionally, and personally since age 4. My Aunt “Youlie” would let me go through her jewelry box, and I went to town. I am still looking for pictures. When I travel, I like to take my grandmother’s jewelry, I’m a bit superstitious and I think it helps her somehow watch over me.

However, jewelry is an ugly business. It exploits whole groups of people and causes havoc on the environment. Kanye said it best, “they die from what we buy from drugs…” This post is dedicated to female jewelry owners who are making a difference. Changing the industry for the better.

Brook & Branch

Brook and Branch is a female founded, sustainable jewelry brand that has a stunning collection. It is unique and stylish, and they plant a tree for every purchase through

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