Love is in the air this week at Saiint HQ! Love like you have never felt before…..a pure, guilt-free warm feeling that runs from your toes, to your heart and all the way to the adornment that sits on your finger!
Now, we like to throw in the odd accessory brand when we are writing our brand reviews, but we have never written about a diamond company before, because quite frankly we didn’t really feel inspired to. We like diamonds, but we don’t necessarily love them and the main reason is because there are so many negative feelings associated with this gem-of-all-gems! I think we all know this to some extent, but we don’t always want to admit it because nobody wants to be the one to shatter an age old tradition that defines diamonds as a representation of love. What we can’t get our heads around is that this symbol of love is riddled with conflict, injury, death and exploitation. Not to mention the immense environmental damage caused by the mining processes and the conflict diamonds that fund civil wars. This is very tough to stomach! One brand who sees through our eyes is the incredible MADE Diamonds. They are a UK-based company who make an alternative to natural diamonds and in turn avoid any kind of ecological degradation or human suffering! You will want to hear this….
They use technology that allows the quality of the stone to be far more easily regulated in order to create top quality stones every single time and at a price point that represents the real value of the product. We all know how overpriced diamonds can be with the inflated cartel pricing and how over-marketed the whole diamond concept is! So just to clarify (because it took me a while to get my head round this), they make diamonds….they do not have the same composition as a natural diamond, but their technology allows real man-made diamond to be built into a non-diamond core, creating an outer layer of diamond with all the visual characteristics of a natural stone. They even work towards the same principles of colour, clarity, cut and carat , so why in the world wouldn’t you consider this option? Each stone is cut by hand and quality is highly regulated. This is an equally superior product which even the most experienced jewellers praise. Finally a solution to a huge humanitarian and environmental problem 🙂 As you can tell, we are more than impressed with what MADE Diamonds have fought so hard to achieve.
Given that you now know this, we have hopefully opened your eyes to a new way of thinking about love and what it means to you, but also to those involved in the finding, making and creating of the symbolic stone that perches itself on your finger. Your choices can be measured and meaningful so that each time you look down at what some would define as the most cherished gift you will ever receive, you feel secure in the fact that you have purchased from a forward-thinking brand who has got your back when it comes to ensuring you have a guilt-free bond with your beautiful diamond.
MADE Diamonds, will you take our hand in marriage? 😉
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Wishing you a beautiful weekend, lots of love, the Saiint Sisters xxx