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Featured Podcasts and Publications

Marc Choyt | Feb 16, 2022 | Ethical Outlooks
As part of our Activism and greater mission to spread awareness of ethical jewelry sourcing, Reflective Jewelry President Marc Choyt often writes freelance articles for trade magazines and appears on podcasts. A frequent topic is his 45,000 word investigative jounalist piece, the Ethical Jewelry Exposé: Lies, Damn Lies, and Conflict Free Diamonds, published in late 2018.

Making A Fairtrade Gold Wedding Ring By Hand In 11 Steps

Marc Choyt | Feb 08, 2022 | Makers World
We make many of our gold and two tone rings in our studio, using old world methods that relatively few jewelers even know how to utilize today. Below we’ve illustrated the step-by-step process of making one of our Classic Comfort Fit flat top bands:

“Eco” Recycled Gold is a Greenwash BS Jewelry Lie

Marc Choyt | Jul 23, 2021 | Ethical Outlooks
The most important question to ask your jeweler is: is this piece traceable from mine to market? And yes, this definitely applies to jewelers who use recycled gold wedding rings.

The Truth About Recycled Gold vs Fairtrade Gold

Marc Choyt | Feb 12, 2021 | Ethical Outlooks
It's a simple fact that recycling precious metals (like gold) is not the same as recycling plastic bottles or aluminum cans. To put it baldly, using recycled gold has absolutely no environmental or humanitarian benefits.

Giving 20% Back Partners & Affiliates

Marc Choyt | Nov 18, 2020 | Ethical Outlooks
We are grateful to the following organizations who share our work and vision for a more just and sustainable world with their communities. Entering the code after their name at checkout means that we will donate 20% of the order (excluding diamonds) back to them.  

 
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