Sustainable jewelry model Vurchoo has secured a brand new stockist for its Studs of Hope assortment.
The Secret Backyard Jewelry in Basingstoke has taken on the gathering, turning into Vurchoo’s forty eighth stockist.
It stated the Studs of Hope is an evergreen assortment of “distinctive and inexpensive earrings” that characterize and donate to the nation they’re impressed by.
The gathering includes gold, silver and blended metals in addition to ethically sourced gem stones.
Every design, which ranges from the ‘Not So Evil Eye’ of Guatemala to the ‘Lapis Lazuli’ of Honduras and the ‘Golden Clover’ of Uganda, comes mounted on a card which exhibits the area which prospects are supporting and tells the story behind it.
For each pair bought, Vurchoo donates 10-25% of income to charities that assist avenue youngsters all over the world to flee poverty and discover training. The charities are based mostly within the UK and abroad, and the donations are accomplished through Vurchoo’s UK companion registered charity, Train a Man to Fish.
Individually designed, the items are an “accessible means” to assist these in want however are additionally made to be “fascinating” and “trendy”, stated Vurchoo.
Moreover, packaging for the gathering is designed by Livibility, a UK charity that helps individuals with disabilities discover work.
The gathering is obtainable in over 40 UK stockists, on-line and within the USA.
Alex Angel-Benscher, founder and designer, stated: “The thought for Studs of Hope was planted while I used to be travelling by way of Cambodia and seeing avenue youngsters doing what they may to outlive; a few of them promoting no matter they may, together with unbelievable creations they’d made themselves.
“I wished to discover a means to make use of my ardour for design to assist them. I made a decision to work with faculties in all corners of the globe, realizing that all of them wanted an additional supply of earnings, and requested the varsity youngsters to attract no matter meant essentially the most to them.”
He added: “The outcomes have been unbelievable, from the colors of Africa to the feelings of Asia, each was a mirrored image of the kid’s story and the tradition they have been surrounded by. From these drawings, I created particular person representations and it was from that Studs of Hope was born.”