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Stunning ethical wedding jewellery from Mai Pearls


Mai Pearls is a stunning collection of ethical jewellery created from freshwater pearls.  This beautiful collection includes delicate pearl hair clips, dainty bracelets and flowergirl jewellery – ideal for weddings.

{Bride is wearing: Long Pearl Necklace, Pearl Multi String Bracelet and Pearl & Amethyst Earrings}

It’s founder, Henrietta Askew, has always been passionate about China, and after a year living in Beijing she returned to the UK to set up Mai Pearls.

{Flowergirl is wearing: Champagne Ribbon Necklace with freshwater pearls and Champagne Ribbon & Pearl Bracelet with butterfly tag}

In Chinese, “Mai Pearls” literally means “to trade pearls”, with each piece of jewellery handmade by a small group of mainland Chinese women using freshwater cultured pearls. 

{Bride is wearing: Pearl & Crystal Hair Pins and Ivory White Pearl Stud Earrings}

Mai Pearls also supports fair trade and local community initiatives and donates 10% of its profits to charity.  Visit the Mai Pearls website to see more of this gorgeous and ethical collection.

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Handmade ethical jewellery for Valentine’s Day


Rose Petal Heart

With Valentine’s Day just around that corner I thought it only right to start February with some beautiful handmade jewellery from one of our sponsors

There is also a fantastic 10% discount to readers of The Natural Wedding Company blog – just use the following discount code when ordering NW10.

Karina Anne is based in Suffolk and makes handmade unique jewellery including necklaces, bracelets and earrings.  She has a strong committment to making jewellery in a responsible way, and much of her jewellery is made from Fair Trade silver.

Blue lampwork bead bracelet

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