Sneak a Peek at Faire Collection’s Elegant New Midnight Line of Fair Trade Jewelry

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Can you believe summer is nearly over? The transition to fall is always bittersweet – it’s sad to see the balmy weather go, but updating our wardrobes for cooler climes is always a fun challenge! You can put a fresh spin on your autumn look by recycling pieces you already own, but if you want to purchase new items, why not opt for ones that not only make a visual statement, but also support fair trade and provide a living wage for artisans around the globe? Faire Collection, one of our favorite ethical fashion companies, is about to launch their new “Midnight” line of handmade jewelry, and offered Clossette a sneak peek. Read on to get a glimpse of what they have in store for tomorrow’s launch!

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FREE STUFF: Win a Beautiful Daphne Bib Necklace from Faire Collection

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Looking for the perfect statement necklace to add a touch of poppy color to your holiday outfits? Faire Collection has exactly the piece you’re looking for, and they’re giving one away (in your choice of color) to a lucky Clossette reader! Each sophisticated Daphne bib necklace is handcrafted by artisans in Ecuador out of renewable tagua seed, so no two are alike. You’ll be proud to wear the Daphne as a piece of art for your collarbone, but also as a conversation starter about how it helps support the women and families who make it by providing a living wage and a chance to change their lives for the better.

HOW TO ENTER (It’s easy!)

Just leave a comment at the bottom of this page telling us which color Daphne necklace you like the most (see the choices above) and why. That’s it! We’ll choose the winner on Thursday, December 5th, 2013 and announce it on the Clossette Facebook page, so make sure you’re a fan.

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ABOUT FAIRE COLLECTION

Faire Collection is a leading lifestyle and accessories brand that substantially reduces poverty in the disadvantaged communities where they work. Amanda Judge, Faire Collection CEO, and her Brooklyn-based design team travel the world to collaborate with more than 225 artisans in places like Vietnam, Swaziland, and Peru, as well as new regions within Ecuador, to create trend-setting designs that reflect both the culture heritage of the country of origin, as well as the style influences of New York City. To keep up with Faire Collection, like their Facebook page here!

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Hardy Boys Book Charm Necklace

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A you a bibliophile and not afraid to show it? Tell the world how you feel by wearing this darling book charm around your neck. The teensy tiny paperback is a copy of the Hardy Boys adventure “The Secret of the Caves” and even has text written on every page!

Charm is approx. 3/4″ in length.

Chain is reclaimed and may vary from photo.

$15 + shipping


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Please treat this charm with care and do not wear in the shower (for obvious reasons).

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Eat Your Heart Out “Use Your Own Chain” Fork Charm

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Do you live to eat, while others eat to live? Show the world you’d choose utensils over diamonds any day with this tiny fork charm. Part of Clossette’s “Use Your Own Chain” line of charms, this tiny utensil is a great conversation starter and comes in your choice of either gold colored metal or silver colored metal.

While the charm itself isn’t made of recycled metals, it does encourage you to use your own chain (since it doesn’t come with one). After all, if you already own a chain you like, why would you need another? Follow our motto – “use your brain – reuse your chain!” Just pop this charm onto the chain you already own and you can even mix and match charms with ones you already have or our other cute choices here and here.


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Mini Scissor Charm: The Newest Addition to Our “Use Your Own Chain” Line!

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Do you have a razor-sharp, witty personality you want to show off? Our adorable mini scissor charm is the perfect way to do just that! Part of Clossette’s “Use Your Own Chain” line of charms, this tiny pair of shears is a great conversation starter and comes in your choice of either gold colored metal or silver colored metal.

While the charm itself isn’t made of recycled metals, it does encourage you to use your own chain (since it doesn’t come with one). After all, if you already own a chain you like, why would you need another? Follow our motto – “use your brain – reuse your chain!” Just pop this charm onto the chain you already own and you can even mix and match charms with ones you already have or our other cute choices here and here.


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Note: Charm is not real gold or silver and does not function as a real scissor (that would be dangerous!)

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Eat Your Heart Out Spoon Charm

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Do you live to eat, while others eat to live? Show the world you’d choose utensils over diamonds any day with this tiny spoon charm on a recycled chain. Part of Clossette’s “Use Your Own Chain” line of charms, this tiny utensil is a great conversation starter and comes in your choice of either gold colored metal or silver colored metal.

While the charm itself isn’t made of recycled metals, it does encourage you to use your own chain (since it doesn’t come with one). After all, if you already own a chain you like, why would you need another? Follow our motto – “use your brain – reuse your chain!” Just pop this charm onto the chain you already own and you can even mix and match charms with ones you already have or our other cute choices here and here.


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Your Name Here Credit Card Name Necklace

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Say my name, say my name. When no one is around you (or even when they are), say your name without saying a word by wearing this dainty name necklace. Send me one of your cancelled credit cards and I’ll turn it into a custom necklace with either your first name only or your first and last name on a gold colored or silver colored chain.

*No need to worry about identity theft. Just make sure you cancel the card first and cut away the portion of the card that shows your credit card number. You’ll receive complete instructions with your order.


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How to Recycle An Old Credit Card into a Pretty Name Necklace

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Being from Queens, NY, I’m no stranger to the name necklace. And after Carrie wore hers on Sex and the City, they started popping up on everyone from Beyonce to Christina Aguilera to Nicki Minaj (also a Queens girl – represent!). But with the price of gold what it is today, you might not want to pay an arm and a leg just for something to wear around your neck. I didn’t, which is why I made my own name necklace from my old Amex Gold card. Read on to see how easy it is!

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