Meghan’s go-to jewelry brand says she won’t be easily influenced in developing her post-royal style.
The duchess has been a fan of sustainable jewelry brand Ecksand since 2018.
The company’s founder believes the duchess’ step back will allow her to show her authentic style.
Meghan Markle recently rewore a $1,144 pink sapphire ring by Ecksand, one of the duchess’ go-to sustainable jewelry designers.
The Montreal-based brand, founded in 2010, is best known for its ethical practices – from using recycled gold made in Canada to offering customers a “100-year warranty,” according to co-founder and creative director, Erica Bianchini.
Bianchini spoke to Insider about how the royal is paving the way for sustainable jewelry – and how she won’t be easily influenced when it comes to her post-royal style.
The Duchess of Sussex is helping to promote sustainability
Markle, who was first photographed wearing Ecksand in 2018, has worn various items from the brand, including the showcase stackable rings and gold bar earrings.
More recently, the duchess wore the $1,114 sapphire cocktail ring – made with recycled gold and ethically-sourced diamonds – to Spotify’s Stream On virtual event in February. She previously wore it to the Endeavour Awards in 2019.
Bianchini believes the duchess chose Ecksand for its sustainable values. The brand’s mission is…