At Body Bark, we love shopping at businesses that make the world a better place. Why spend money on mass-produced items made in unethical conditions when you can support a cause and create a connection? Check out some of our favorite jewelry-designers-with-a-cause, and pick out some chic new pieces to dress up your Body Bark basics!
These pieces are handcrafted by survivors of sex trafficking in India and California. We love the delicate gold and silver aesthetic — and the fact that this business equips young women with marketable skills so they can reclaim their futures.
This business empowers Artisans around the world by connecting them with Ambassadors in the U.S., who run their own businesses selling the Artisans’ jewelry and accessories.
Lydali curates ethically sourced goods from around the globe and shares the goods’ origin stories. As they put it, “We believe that talent is universal, but the opportunity isn’t.”
Founded during the off-season of organic farming, River Song jewelry gathers inspiration from the natural world and draws on artist partnerships to create delicate, unique pieces.
Showcasing a cute, airy summer collection, Tribe Alive connects female artists around the world to create quality clothing and accessories. As they say, “We work with women we know. We work with women we respect.”
A new college graduate started selling these cute wire rings to fund a mission trip. Today, proceeds from the sale of each ring and other pieces help fund nearly 50 people and organizations.
Soko uses smartphone technology to connect artisans to the global market. The company boasts a five-fold revenue increase for its source artisans around the world.
If you’ve ever considered yourself a socially conscious, “globally minded, luxe nomad,” SLATE + SALT’s handmade bags, home goods and jewelry just might strike your fancy.
This jewelry is created by mothers and other women in Cambodia, a country still healing from genocide and plagued by sex trafficking. Along with fair pay, the artists receive health insurance and education stipends for their children.
Threads by The Shine Project employs inner city youth who have received scholarships from The Shine Project, many of whom thought college would never be an option for them. The jobs enable them to continue working their way through school.