ENGAGEMENT & WEDDING RINGS
Handcrafted by Designer Christine Fail
Each piece is handmade in Austin Texas. Work with Christine to design your perfect ring, necklace or earring to commemorate life's special moments.
What makes a piece of jewelry ethical? There are many answers to this question depending on your point of view. Dive in to learn more about the ethical questions we are confronting and our best answers to this universal problem.
Are Canadian Diamonds Ethical?
Is sustainability important to you? When it comes to purchasing a diamond, do you want to better understand what you are buying along with the environmental and professional business practices you might be supporting? If any of the above questions have meaning to you, you might be interested in a...
Origin Traceability of Gemstones
It might not matter to everyone where an apple was grown or where the cotton from their clothing is from - but for a growing number of individuals, like me, this is becoming more important, and gemstones are no different. Personally, I think it is crucial to offer as much...
A Modern Guide: the 4 C’s of Diamond Buying
Have you heard of the 4 C’s of Diamond Buying? If so, I'm sharing a modern perspective on them. And, if not, here you'll learn why they may or may not matter to you when it comes to purchasing diamonds. So, what are the 4 C’s? CUT. CLARITY. COLOR....
Sustainability and Ethics in Jewelry
The sad truth is that unfortunately there is a dirty side of the jewelry industry. The stones and the metals we use in jewelry are pulled from the earth, often in ways that harm the environment and exploit the poorer workers and communities that live around these resources. However, do...
ONE OF A KIND
Excavated in Afghanistan, this ancient glass from 1000-250 BC has been masterfully turned into beads with no two alike. With something so rich in texture and history, I thought a minimal and understated earring was the perfect platform to showcase the beauty in each.rand.