£90 silver ingot pendant is stamped with Fairtrade Fairmined marks.
Ethical jewellery retailer Cred has launched its first piece of Fairtrade Fairmined silver jewellery – a unisex pendant stamped with feature hallmarks and the Fairtrade Fairmined mark.
The pendant follows the announcement that Cred will be providing Fairtrade Fairmined silver to the UK jewellery industry – two years after the Fairtrade Fairmined gold mark was launched in the UK.
The silver pendant is the culmination of 10 years of work by Cred to bring fairly traded metals directly from miners to consumers.
The pendant is engraved with impressions of the hallmark stamps for silver and Cred’s own mark. It also has the Fairtrade and Fairmined mark.
The silver was mined at Sotrami, an artisanal mine located in the Andes, 2,450m above sea level, and 60 miles from the nearest town.
Cred’s director Alan Frampton said: "It is so exciting to have silver now join gold in this certification, made possible through the increasing demand from consumers for ethical metals."
The piece is available on 18" and 22" chains, priced upwards of £90.