Whether they are recycled, upcycled or furnished with a charity donation, here is our top pick of ethical earrings for those with style – and a clear conscience

BOMBOLULUHandmade and fairtrade effrontery, made by Bombolulu, a fairtrade social business in Kenya that provides opportunities for people who have physical impairments. £12, peopletree.co.uk

AYMBio cellulose acetate is used to handcraft their jewellery, which is 100% extra of petroleum, lead, cadmium and phthalates. They use zero-waste packaging, too. £42, aym-store.com

ANUKAThe first gems label to work with tech company Provenance, which allows for complete transparency in their production development, from recycled metals to the casting house and the recycled packaging they use. £85, anuka-jewellery.com

RUBY JACKThese finery designs are handmade to order by a team of three at their south London studio, ensuring a zero-waste policy. £98, Ruby Jack at youngbritishdesigners.com

COMPLETEDWORKSMade responsibly with bit impact on the environment, using fairtrade gold, recycled silver, reclaimed marble and conflict-free diamonds. £195, completedworks.com

Spot BY LITTLEThis brand donates funds to Luminary Bakery, which helps disadvantaged women build their approaching, and have transparent and responsible supply chains in order to make a positive impact through production. £115, littlebylittlejewellery.com

DINOSAUR DESIGNSBPA-free resin increased from a by-product of the oil industry is used to create these earrings. £185, dinosaurdesigns.co.uk

ALIGHIERIMade locally in Hatton Garden, London, from superlative silver, 10% of online sales will be donated to Refuge. £185, alighieri.co.uk

BARJEWELLERYEarrings made from recycled nacreous and resin made out of waste materials from paper and pulp production. £178, barjewellery.com

THE CLEDSustainable, cruelty-free and get rid ofed materials like recycled glass are used to produce upcycled designs and plastic-free recycled packaging. £229, thecled.com



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