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It's Earth Day and I kinda hate it. | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

It's Earth Day and I kinda hate it.

What I love about it is that everyone is thinking about the Earth and how we can do better to protect the only livable planet we have. What I hate about Earth Day, is that a lot of the messaging is designed to make individuals feel guilty about systemic problems while governments and big corporations get to pretend (for a day) they really care about the planet.
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Fashion Revolution Week 2022 Links and Events | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Fashion Revolution Week 2022 Links and Events

Thank you for watching our Fashion Revolution Week IG Live. Click here to get link to resources and events for Fashion Revolution Week 2022

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Fashion Activism 101 | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Fashion Activism 101

Join us April 19th at 10 am pst for an IG Live talk on how you can get started using fashion to make positive changes for the people and the planet. 
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Join Astor & Orion at Unique Markets Portland | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Join Astor & Orion at Unique Markets Portland

Treat Yourself & Mom at the Unique Markets, Portland Edition
We'll be popping up in PDX on May 7th & 8th and I hope you come find us!
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Sustainable Fashion Bloggers I Love | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Sustainable Fashion Bloggers I Love

I LOVE SUSTAINABLE FASHION- BUT I KNOW FIRSTHAND HOW HARD IT CAN BE TO FIND ETHICAL CLO...
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Live Your Truth With Symbolic Jewelry | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Live Your Truth With Symbolic Jewelry

ASTOR & ORION’S JEWELRY MEANS SOMETHING. When I started Astor & Orion, I got t...
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Sweater Weather Style featuring Rue Saint Paul and Astor & Orion | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Sweater Weather Style featuring Rue Saint Paul and Astor & Orion

Fall is prime sweater weather in Seattle. The grey skies, steady rain and crisp air lend themselves to a dreary yet dreamy mood. I recently got outside with Karen of Astor + Orion to capture the magic at Volunteer Park. Each look features statement sweaters from Rue Saint Paul, a Brooklyn-based sustainable collective, and jewelry from Astor + Orion. Swoon!
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Halloween Playlist | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Halloween Playlist

Halloween is my favorite holiday. To share my love of the shadow, I made an oldskool "mixtape style" playlist for you.

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Astor + Orion featured in "The Ethics of Jewelry-Making: Why Most Brands Aren’t Hitting the Sustainability Mark" | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Astor + Orion featured in "The Ethics of Jewelry-Making: Why Most Brands Aren’t Hitting the Sustainability Mark"

Remake just published an article about why so many jewelry brands aren't hitting the mark on sustainability and ethics. Featuring Astor + Orion founder, Karen Hartman it discusses how she was inspired to rethink how jewelry could be designed and manufactured in a more ethical way.
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Songs to keep you from losing your mind in these trying times | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Songs to keep you from losing your mind in these trying times

Here's a link to my favorite Spotify playlist. I have super eclectic taste in music but everything on in this list makes me feel happy. I hope if you are in need of a pick me up that this will do the trick. 
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Come Shop Small with Astor + Orion at Unique Markets LA | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Come Shop Small with Astor + Orion at Unique Markets LA

Astor + Orion will be vending at Unique Markets LA August 28th-29th
Come enjoy shopping small at this unique open air market at The Row in Downtown LA. We will be sharing a booth with LA eco fashion brand, Kindom and displayed among 120 other unique small businesses.
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Astor + Orion Is Now A Remake Approved Brand | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Astor + Orion Is Now A Remake Approved Brand

We are proud to announce that we just passed Remake's Transparency Audit and have joined the ranks of Eileen Fisher, Outerknown, Patagonia, and Mud Jeans as a Remake Approved brand.
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Eco-Life Challenge: Week 1 | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Eco-Life Challenge: Week 1

In case you didn't notice, April is Earth Month and it's the time of year where you see a lot of campaigns about ways you can protect the earth and start living more sustainably. This year, I decided to get active with the Eco-Life Challenge because I love the idea of teaming up with my friends and customers to start taking direct action toward living more sustainably.
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Celebrate Earth Month With Us By Joining the Eco-Life Challenge | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Celebrate Earth Month With Us By Joining the Eco-Life Challenge

Important news! Earth Month is right around the corner and I want to talk to you about what we are doing to celebrate and how you can join in on the fun.
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A Detailed Look at Astor & Orion's Sustainability Practice | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

A Detailed Look at Astor & Orion's Sustainability Practice

Talk of sustainability is definitely getting more attention and something I am happy that more companies and consumers are thinking about. Unfortunately, there is a lot of greenwashing going on and understanding sustainability claims is something that can be overwhelming for consumers to sort through. On the brand side, it’s also challenging thing because it's a complex topic. One way to show the entirety of how we support our claims as an ethical and sustainable fashion brand, is to walk you through the lifecycle of our jewelry.
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The Lazy Way to an Epic Closet Clean Out | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

The Lazy Way to an Epic Closet Clean Out

Most people have no idea just how much of their clothing goes unworn. Perfectly good items sit in the back of our closets, just waiting for us to get it together enough to do a closet cleanout. Here are 4 easy steps to get your closet cleaned out.
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Q&A With JeLisa Marshall of The Conscious Cut Podcast | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

Q&A With JeLisa Marshall of The Conscious Cut Podcast

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6 Ideas For How To Build Your 2021 Capsule Wardrobe | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

6 Ideas For How To Build Your 2021 Capsule Wardrobe

The Capsule Wardrobe is Instagram famous and endlessly touted for it’s environmental as well as mental health benefits. 

And it all sounds and looks so very lovely…but how do you actually create a capsule wardrobe? 

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We Now Offer Carbon Neutral Jewelry Orders Through EcoCart | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

We Now Offer Carbon Neutral Jewelry Orders Through EcoCart

Starting today, we are empowering you to make Astor + Orion Orders 100% Carbon Neutral!

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How to Break out of Mindless Habits and Embrace Sustainability in Fashion | Astor & Orion Ethically Made Jewelry

How to Break out of Mindless Habits and Embrace Sustainability in Fashion

Let us talk about the habits that drive our everyday actions. Some are helpful like exercise, meditation, and eating vegetables, but we cannot deny that there are some habits like mindless consumption of fashion that need to be changed or let go entirely.
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