Practices

Practices, BN
Bario Neal practices, principles, mission, motives, committments

A New Signature Setting: The Lash Collection

In an ode to playful minimalism, we’ve re-imagined The Lash into a new collection featuring ethical Diamonds, Sapphires, Garnets and Andalusite. These bright and colorful gems shine when showcased in our subtly asymmetric, surrealistic, signature setting. An instant classic for modern celebrations calling for equally expressive, interesting jewelry.   This season, we refined and evolved […]

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Positive Design, Perfect Packaging

The power of positive energy is a core company belief”“ infusing every one of our handmade items with thoughtful, responsible intent. Naturally, our packaging design will follow suit.   We strive for our beliefs to shine as bright as the ethical diamonds in our Diamond Cluster Ring.   We want the protection offered to our […]

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How to Get Involved this Earth Day

  Earth Day 2016 is fast approaching and if you are like us, you might be looking for ways to spend the occasion helping the environment. If so, all week in Philadelphia Earth Day volunteer opportunities abound. Consider one of the following: Tuesday, April 19th:  Delaware River Clean-Up at Pier 68 at Pier 70 Blvd, hosted by […]

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Big News for Your Monday Motivation

The Alabama Supreme Court. Image from the Human Rights Campaign’s website. Mondays can feel a little… meh, but with spring weather finally imminent, we turn to those breaking new ground for fresh Monday motivation. First up on the docket, the unanimous decision from the Supreme Court of the United States reversing the Alabama Supreme Court’s refusal to […]

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Iquira-ARM Fairmined Workshop: Part 1

Anna Bario, co-founder of Bario Neal Jewelry, attended the Cooperativa Multiactiva Agrominera de Iquira–Alliance for Responsible Mining Workshop in Colombia last November, 2014. Iquira is a gold and silver mining cooperative that was formed in 2004 in collaboration with the coffee farms in the town of Iquira“”in fact, many of the miners and their families […]

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Top Notch Faceting’s Jean Noel Soni

Jean-Noel Soni is the mastermind behind Top-Notch Faceting. Jean creates award-winning, precision cut gemstones that are ethically-sourced, cut by hand, and created without the use of computer-aided design . In his words, the unique facets in his gemstones are “all figured by man.” I had the opportunity to take a peek at his notebook and […]

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