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Scéona's sustainable gold chains
The gold necklace was the first piece of jewellery ever worn by a human. Throughout history, gold jewellery stroke with its beauty and durability, it is often inherited and presented as a valuable gift.
It took us a year of research to find a way to produce a beautiful handmade necklace made from 100% recycled gold.
What is the difference between gold, gold plated and gold vermeil Jewellery?
Did you know that there are many different types of gold?
For a buyer, this can understandably be a little overwhelming, especially when you are trying to find that perfect piece of jewellery.
Learn about the differences between gold, gold plated, and gold vermeil jewellery and what you need to know before go shopping.
What is the difference between a lab-grown diamond and a diamond simulant?
A diamond simulant , also known as an imitation diamond, shares some of the same characteristics of diamonds.To the naked eye, they look the same as mined or lab-grown diamonds, but their chemical properties are very different.
What is the carbon footprint of your jewellery?
The carbon footprint of your jewellery can be very important. For instance, mining requires a large amount of energy. The heat-trapping CO2 emissions from diamond mining is equivalent to about 1.5 million cars on the road per year. Learn more about the carbon footprint of jewellery and discover what are the existing solutions today to reduce this impact.
Why is sustainable packaging urgently needed?
More than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic have been produced since the early 1950’s and only 9% of all plastic waste ever produced has been recycled.
When "a third of consumers are now choosing to buy from brands they believe are doing social or environmental good", alternatives are needed. Sustainable packaging is one.
Why recycled gold is the future of jewellery?
It is estimated that for every 1 million cell phones that are recycled, over 34 kg of gold can be recovered!
Alternatives to mining, such as recycled gold from e-waste, exist today and we are now able to craft beautiful jewellery while limiting our negative impact on the environment.
The future is here!
Why are lab-grown diamonds a great alternative to mining?
Diamond mining can have a huge negative impact on the environment and local communities.
Thankfully, more sustainable alternatives exist today, such as lab-grown diamonds. They display the same beautiful physical look as mined diamonds.
The sparkle without harming the planet.