Manika Jewelry will be showcasing the work of two bridal jewelry designers on
March 10th 2012
12:00 to 5:00 pm at 11 Maiden Lane, San Francisco CA 94108
The event will be the World Premier for Toby Pomeroy's "Oro Verde" line of fair trade bridal jewelry. Green Gold or in Spanish,"Oro Verde," is the first ever jewelry line to be made using only precious metals sourced from certified Fair Trade mines in South America. For many years, Toby Pomeroy has been leading the environmentally conscious jewelry movement. He pioneered the use of reclaimed or "eco-gold" and "eco-silver" for his jewelry line 6 years ago and has been inspiring many other designers in the industry to utilize the same, more environmentally friendly precious metals.
Also showing at the event will be San Francisco based Redstart Design. They will be showcasing their locally made bridal line of engagement rings and wedding bands. Sara Shaunessy and Amanda Knox are Redstart Designs having formed a partnership doing studies at Stanford University. Their unique feminine and modern jewelry utilize reclaimed precious metals and Kimberly Certified gemstones.
Read more about Toby Pomeroy's fair trade bridal jewelry in a recent SFGate article on ethical jewelry,