Plastic in our Oceans

I don’t do this often, but I wanted to share this awesome video by one of my favorite musicians, Jack Johnson. This video was made using plastic collected nearby on the beach in just like an hour!!!...
How Small Businesses Can Help Our Environment

How Small Businesses Can Help Our Environment

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the differences between small and large businesses. Each has its pros and cons. Some of the pros of small business include personalized customer service, the ability to provide unique and customized products, and the...
Green Jewelry Studio Practices

Green Jewelry Studio Practices

When I was in grade school, we were taught that in order to be eco-friendly, we needed to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” Our teachers told us that reducing what we used was the most effective way to help the environment, followed by reusing and recycling. That...
What Are Those California Prop 65 Warnings About?

What Are Those California Prop 65 Warnings About?

Warnings Everywhere If you live in California, or if you’ve bought goods manufactured in California, you’ve probably seen a Prop 65 warning sign or label. They are everywhere in our lovely state: on jewelry, electronics, in gas stations, apartment...