We've been creating a social enterprise focused on community development, ethical sourcing and environmental stewardship.Signature designs include Real Orchid Blossom Necklaces and Eco-Stylish Jewelry made with recycled, renewable, and fair trade components.Each Moonrise Jewelry design is made by hand in our studio on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. By keeping our production local we're able to maintain our high quality standards, while contributing to our rural economy. We are committed to sourcing our raw materials (gemstone beads and other components) from Fair Trade and ethical vendors whenever possible. Our suppliers around the world are making a difference in their communities by providing fair labor conditions and fair wages, protecting workers' rights and health, and working with eco-friendly materials.We are especially proud to introduce Fair Trade Semi-precious Gems-- natural, untreated stones that are closely tracked from the mine to our studio to ensure they are handled according to strict environmental and social protocols. These gemstones are carefully mined by hand, with attention to minimizing the impact on the natural environment, protecting watersheds, and restoring the land after mining is completed. Our Fair Trade Gemstones are processed at a model cutting factory with fair labor standards, healthy working conditions, and fair wages. This ethical approach to every detail of our business is what distinguishes Moonrise Jewelry as a leading retailer of handcrafted jewelry for environmentally and fashion-conscious women of all ages.