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  Friday, October 23, 2015 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,,,,,,,, 
*UncommonGoods sent the necklace featured in this post. All opinions are my own*

Longtime readers will know that I love featuring companies that promote sustainability and support artists.  Today I'm sharing a piece from UncommonGoods. They carry such a wide selection of products that you're sure to find something you love. Most of the products they carry are created in the USA, and about one-third of the entire collection incorporates recycled and/or upcycled materials. Pieces range from dainty to rustic, so there's something for every style. Or, if you're like me, you'll want a bit of everything.

UncommonGoods supports a variety of non-profit organizations from City Harvest (which strives to end hunger in communities throughout New York City through food rescue, distribution, and education) to American Forests (which protects and restores forests worldwide.) With every purchase you make, UncommonGoods donates $1 to the non-profit of your choice. Since starting their Better to Give program 12 years ago, they’ve donated over $700,000 to charities around the world!

How amazing is this Hand Forged Slate and Bronze Necklace? It has a Greek god vibe to it, at least in my weird point of view. It was made in Vermont by mother-daughter design team Tulianna and Alejandra Garces. Finger-shaped stones are collected from the Vermont shoreline and refined into rustic beads. Then hammered-bronze accents are added to the stones for a hint of shimmer.

Blazer: Chanel (Roundabout Resale), Sweater: Roundabout Resale, Jeans: J Brand 'high rise Maria' (Gilt), Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs (Saks Fifth Avenue), Boots: Vince Camuto (Marshalls), Necklace c/o UncommonGoods

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Loves to get bargains on clothes and is obsessed with Harry Potter. By day she is a freelance graphic and web designer. She also has a slight obsession with movies.

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13 comments:

  1. It's definitely a really pretty piece - I'm pretty partial to anything involving black and gold!

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

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  2. It totally stands out and the color looks great against the red. I love anything tweed and your jacket is on point!

    Xo Chelsea http://www.shesaidhesaidfashion.com/

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  3. Very pretty - and of courser you know i love that jacket . If you ever decide to sell it… you know who to ask ;)

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  4. Love the accessories, they so make your outfit.

    Liv

    www.livforstyle.net

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  5. I love the post so much! Have a wonderful weekend:)

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  6. Wow,this looks so great!
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  8. Nice outfit, have a good day

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  9. An uncommon pairing of colors and I absolutely love it! The necklace is very pretty, too :-)
    XO,
    Izzy
    http://www.nearnoise.com

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  10. That is a beautiful necklace! It sounds like a great company too!

    I like going to unique handmade pieces as jewellery! They always have a bit more of a story behind them, and it's nice to support an artist. My favourite stamped bracelet was handmade by a local Queensland company and if anyone asks me for recommendations I always give them their details. They share their workshop pics on facebook a lot - fascinating to see.

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  11. It is such a great piece, I can totally see your grecian interpretation. I love to see companies who give back and support local artists! We need more 'made in usa'.
    Chic on the Cheap

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  12. What a great piece! Even more than that what a fabulous cause!

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