Category Archives: ECO Friendly

Hand-made

Handmade jewelry is jewelry which has been assembled and formed by hand rather than through the use of machines. According to the guidelines of the FTC, in order to be stamped or called ‘handmade’ the work must be made solely … Continue reading

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Sustainability

Sustainability is the capacity to endure. The ecological form of sustainability refers to how biological systems remain diverse and productive over time, while human sustainability is the potential for long-term maintenance of well-being, reliant on the well-being of the natural … Continue reading

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Clean Green Habits

Although our building doesn’t recycle (and we may never persuade them to), we do! We make an effort to take all our recyclable plastic waste to a place that will appreciate it and we recycle all our paper products…but more … Continue reading

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Mac Recycling

MAC Aids AIDS I keep stashing my used MAC containers in the bathroom draw because I know that this is what Mother would want, Mother Earth that is, not ‘my’ Mother on this occasion. Below are a few containers I … Continue reading

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Just ‘Stick it Against the Wall’ VS Feng Shui

Feng Shui today focuses on situating ourselves in areas of good qi, which is loosely interpreted as energy. Some areas on earth are not considered suitable for settlement, consequently they should be left in their natural state. For me, there … Continue reading

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Crafted by Skilled Balinese Artisans

Crafted by skilled Balinese artisans, these colorful minerals, drusies, gemstones and fossils are assembled into wearable artworks that are sold in museum stores nationwide. Utilizing these organic elements, blended with ancient symbols and unusual motifs, these dynamic necklaces are reserved … Continue reading

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Going Green by Recycling a Vintage Wedding Set

A customer came to us wanting to Go Green by recycling their former engagement ring into a completely different and unrecognizable design. Our manufacturers worked on a design to incorporate all the original tapered baguette diamonds, adding some European-cut diamonds … Continue reading

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Fair Trade Afghan Shopping at Tucson

A long conversation with Gary Bowersox of Honolulu, Hawaii revealed that his work with ASMED through USAID helps to promote small and medium businesses owned by miners and tradesmen in Afghanistan. ASMED sponsored participating Afghans by paying for both their … Continue reading

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Feng Shui, The Front Door

As Ch’i or energy enters the house through the doors and windows, it may be beneficial to consider the size, the materials from which its made, the dynamics of use and the direction of opening. Using the front door to … Continue reading

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Baby Carbon Footprints

In just 30 days, our offices have gone from recycling nothing to about 90% of our waste, with minimal effort. We have a long way to go to turn completely Green with a zero Carbon Footprint but we are all … Continue reading

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