Earth Day takes place on the 22nd April every year acting as a day where environmental issues can take centre stage. The annual event places a spotlight on the environmental problems that out planet faces such as the climate crisis and deforestation. Moreover, for 2022 the Earth Day theme is Invest In Our Planet which has been described as a need to act (boldly), innovate (broadly), and implement (equitably). From Governments to Businesses to citizens. Everyone should be doing their part in investing in our planet.
How Merci Maman Commits to Being More Conscious
Here at Merci Maman one of our aims is to always provide quality items that our consumers can invest in. Subsequently, in doing so we strive to uphold positive relationships with our suppliers situated all over the world. We work closely with a variety of partners, the majority of which are RJC certified. Meaning that we receive high standards of sustainability, social, ethical and most importantly environmental responsibility. These values are also maintained at all points of the supply chain.
Alongside this as a brand we hold social responsibility and sustainability at the core of who we are. From the our design process, all the way to our packaging. Our message remains the same. Eventually, we want to make sure that sustainability is an integral part of the way we work. Whilst we may not be there just yet, we are very pleased to say we have taken the first important steps on our ongoing sustainability journey by introducing a collection made completely out of recycled gold.
Collection Précieuse: Timeless Jewellery Perfect for Earth Day Made Exclusively from Recycled Gold
As a metal gold is a soft, delicate and well sought after as a beacon of luxury. As luxurious as solid gold jewellery can be, the process of mining for gold can lead to environmentally harmful actions such as: poisoned waster, an excess of waste and potential damage to surrounding areas.
In an effort to avoid these harmful practices, our collection of solid gold pieces, aptly titled Collection Précieuse, features our most iconic designs crafted exclusively in recycled 18K solid gold. All are produced locally in Europe by a trusted RJC supplier and responsibly sourced. Each piece also comes with a unique number to show the authenticity of the product. And a brand new bespoke box with eco-friendly packaging. Keep reading to explore the collection:
Fine Duchess Necklace, from £690
Once worn by the Duchess of Cambridge to celebrate the birth of Prince George, the Fine Duchess Necklace is a reimagining of one of our best selling pieces in 18K solid gold. Made to last you a lifetime. In a sophisticated yellow gold shade personalise this piece with words that you cherish.
Fine Intertwined Necklace, at £590
Featuring the timeless design of two intertwined circles which are meant to symbolise an everlasting bond. The Fine Intertwined Necklace is a touch of luxury perfect for adding to your jewellery collection. Make it unique to just you by having it personalised with special hand-engraved words, names or dates that matter the most to you.
Fine Disc Necklace, at £430
A classic silhouette. The Fine Disc Necklace, crafted using only 18K recycled solid gold and made to last a lifetime. Personalise with our signature French style engraving. Showcasing the words, names or dates that matter the most to you! A simple yet classic design this piece is perfect for elevating an outfit.
Fine Mini Heart Necklace, at £340
A delicate heart pendant. Hand-engrave with either an initial or number that holds meaning to you. The Fine Mini Heart Necklace consists of 100% 18K recycled solid gold. Additionally it is set on a stylish, adjustable chain. This one-of-a-kind, personalised necklace looks great whether worn alone as a statement. Or styled stacked against other dainty pieces.
Fine Flat Bangle, at £770
A well-loved favourite here at Merci Maman. The Fine Flat Bangle , produced from recycled 18K solid gold features a timeless design. Moreover, the bangle comprises an adjustable mechanism in two size options allowing you to pick which fit is more comfortable. Additionally, the bangle has a delicate safety chain attachment to ensure that the bracelet does not fall off and stays close to your wrist. With up to 60 characters to engrave on this piece. Simply pick a meaningful quote, date or name to personalise this piece
What Else Could You Do To Help This Earth Day?
The Earth Day website have a number of useful tips on how to involve yourself with this year’s festivities. From handy toolkits, to campaigns for a global plastics treaty and to stop deforestation.
There are also Earth Day events taking place globally – find out what is on near you by using this map.