9 Sustainable Jewelry Brands Making Birthstone Rings & Necklaces

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Add A Pop Of Color To Your Look With These Birthstones

With a rise in nameplate necklaces, initial rings, and birthstone collections, it’s clear that we want our jewelry to mean something to us. We’ve rounded up the best birthstone collections across the globe using sustainably sourced gemstones, recycled or traceable gold, fair trade silver, and more—so we can rock these personalized pieces. 

Don’t know your birthstone? Use this chart to find yours and learn more about it! Then look to the nine brands below and find the jewelry that speaks to you, whether it’s a crystal necklace, opal ring, or sapphire bracelet.

For more minimalist pieces, check out our guide to fine jewelry! Or, for perhaps the most personalized piece of all—an engagement ring—see our favorite conflict-free and ethical rings.

1. Automic Gold

Ethics | Ethically sourced stones, reclaimed gold, size-inclusive, handmade in NYC, recyclable packaging
Range | Rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, charms
Ships To | Worldwide
Price Range | $65–$999

From emerald necklaces to amethyst rings, Automic Gold ethically sources gemstones and uses reclaimed gold for every piece in its sustainable birthstone jewelry collection. Handmade in NYC, the birthstone collection is gender and size-inclusive, too, with ring sizes ranging from 2 to 16. BRB, buying one for ourselves and one to gift!

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2. Linjer

Ethics | Ethically sourced stones, recycled gold, eco-friendly packaging, carbon-neutral shipping, ethically made
Range | Rings, necklaces, bracelets
Ships To | Worldwide (46 countries)
Price Range | $42–$965

For those who love dainty, minimalist jewelry, consider Linjer’s birthstone and gemstone jewelry. There are birthstone necklaces for every month and rings and bracelets that incorporate peridot, pearls, and diamonds, to name a few. All materials are ethically sourced in these handmade pieces, which are then wrapped in eco-friendly packaging and sent via carbon-neutral shipping.

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3. Aurate

Ethics | Sustainably sourced stones, recycled gold, ethically made, gives back
Range | Rings, necklaces, bracelets, anklets, earrings
Ships To | Worldwide
Price Range | $100–$300

Aurate carries a range of pieces in its birthstone jewelry collection, including niche styles like ear chain threaders and anklets. These made-to-order pieces are available in 14K solid gold in one of three colors and your choice of stone, and Aurate’s fine jewelry is ethically and sustainably made with trusted partners around the world. With a lifetime guarantee, you even get a warranty that covers jewelry polish, reshaping, stone tightening, and clasp repairs.

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4. Mejuri

Ethics | Traceable & sustainable gold, responsibly sourced stones, ethically made, gives back
Range | Necklaces, earrings, pendants
Ships To | Worldwide
Price Range | $80–$395

Mejuri’s fine jewelry blends luxury and affordability, and we’re big fans. (Read our editor’s Mejuri review of its best-selling pieces!) The brand carries a birthstone collection as well, complete with studs and pendants, as well as pieces that include diamonds, opals, and pearls. All gemstones are of the highest quality and are responsibly sourced, and most gold is traceable through the supply chain. These birthstone gifts will last for many birthdays to come!

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5. AHHA

Ethics | Sustainably sourced stones, ethically made in Australia, carbon-neutral shipping, eco-friendly packaging
Range | Necklaces, bracelets, pendants, earrings
Ships To | Worldwide
Price Range | $6–$65 AUS

AHHA is an Australian-based Etsy shop. The shop’s owner and lead jeweler, Anna, handcrafts one-of-a-kind pieces using responsibly sourced stones and materials. To date, 70 percent of her supply chain is sustainable, and every carbon-neutral order ships in recyclable packaging. We are particularly obsessed with her family gold necklace, which can be customized with your choice of birthstones for your loved ones.

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6. Valerie Madison

Ethics | Sustainably sourced stones, responsibly sourced or recycled gold, ethically made in Seattle
Range | Rings, earrings, custom options, loose gems
Ships To | Worldwide
Price Range | $175–$665

Valerie Madison is a Black and Latina woman-owned business from the heart of Seattle. Valerie combines elegance and style with her background in sustainability, so the team’s birthstone jewelry is thoughtful inside and out. Go for a pre-made birthstone ring or set of earrings, or check out the loose gems and custom jewelry options—this small biz can bring any idea you have to life.

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7. Jen Hough Designs

Ethics | Ethically made in WI, responsibly sourced stones, recycled materials, carbon-neutral shipping
Range | Pendants, earrings
Ships To | Worldwide
Price Range | $75–$350

Handmade in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, Jen Hough Designs carries one-of-a-kind designs that are a cut above the rest. From the ruby necklace to the emerald rings, each piece contains ethically sourced stones and recycled metals. Plus, no two pieces are alike, so they make excellent, one-of-a-kind gifts! With over 20 years of experience and more than 850 glowing reviews, this is a trusted biz we’re thrilled to support.

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8. Nyssa Jewellery

Ethics | Recycled & fair trade materials, ethically sourced stones, buy-back program
Range | Rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings
Ships To | Worldwide
Price Range | $190–$1,160

While Nyssa Jewellery doesn’t have a specific birthstone collection, you can still find plenty of options here—consider its amethyst necklace, the emerald medallion necklace, or the gemstone bar bracelet. Nyssa Jewellery ensures that every piece is made with Fair Trade silver, recycled gold, and/or traceable stones. And 10 percent of gemstone sales go back to support responsible sourcing. We love that the team’s buy-back program melts old pieces into something new!

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9. Spirit of Island

Ethics | Sustainable materials & gemstones, ethically made in Bali, plastic-free packaging, carbon-neutral shipping
Range | Rings, necklaces, earrings
Ships To | Worldwide
Price Range | $129–$2,250

Why blend in when you can stand out with Spirit of Island’s unique jewelry designs? This sustainable brand is run by Simon and Ina Schlei, a German and Indonesian couple, as they team up with local manufacturers in Bali to create luxury jewelry pieces. Using responsibly sourced gemstones and metals, we love just how different this collection is! Our faves are the ruby ring, the opal necklace, or the sapphire stacking ring.

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Featured image from Linjer

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