Online Sustainable Jewelry Marketplace Debuts

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Sulusso Online Sustainable Jewelry Marketplace Launches Today (@sulusso).

Summary launches today as the best internet site for sustainable, designer jewelry. All Sulusso vendors have one thing in common - a commitment to social and environmental responsibility.

Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 8:00am

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) launches today as the first online marketplace dedicated to sustainable jewelry. The collection of fine jewelry available on is truly a unique offering of works by some of the world’s most talented designers and artists who have made a commitment to using only certified sustainable precious metal and gems to create their jewelry.

Sulusso’s featured designers include Alberto Parada, who is recognized as a leading "green innovator" in the jewelry industry. All Alberto Parada pieces are manufactured in the United States using 100% recycled gold, conflict-free diamonds and fair-trade gems. In 2007, Parada was selected as the featured designer in the first ever Green Fashion Week, which took place in Seattle.

Sulusso also carries works from other renowned U.S. and international designers including Gary Ptak, Dawes Design, OkomidoLori Bonn and Choo Yilin, many of whose jewelry is available exclusively on

“More consumers today are seeking products that they can feel good about from an ethical and environmental perspective – luxury items are no exception. The jewelry sector was failing socially conscious consumers as well as the jewelry designers themselves,” said a Sulusso spokesperson. “We created Sulusso to make sustainable jewelry readily available and affordable to everyone.” is a curated site whereby designers must apply to become a vendor. Qualified Sulusso vendors meet the following sustainability criteria:

  • Uses recycled, reclaimed, or renewable materials

  • Uses ethically sourced or fair-trade materials

  • Has a positive impact on local communities

  • Provides economic benefit to local artisans

  • Implements strict environmental and social policies for business operations

The traditional jewelry industry has a long history of contributing to devastating problems such as water and air pollution, community displacement, child labor, destruction of habitats, and armed conflict. This was the subject of the five-time Oscar nominated movie, Blood Diamond, by Warner Bros. Pictures.
With Sulusso, consumers can have both beauty and sustainability while helping to raise the standard of business in the jewelry sector.
About Sulusso
Sulusso, which means “On Luxury” in Italian, is an online marketplace dedicated to sustainable jewelry. All of the items featured on the site are crafted by artisans and designers focused on creating fine jewelry with minimal social and environmental impact.




Meghan Connolly Haupt
Keywords: Alberto Parada | Choo Yilin | Conflict-free Diamonds | Dawes Design | Fair-trade gems | Gary Ptak | Okomido | Recycled Gold | Sulusso | Sustainable Jewelry

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