Industry

Forget the Diamond Myths. Here Are the Diamond Facts.

Your diamond is out there, and we know how to find it. Even if you never thought a diamond could turn your head. Even if you’re worried about diamond mining’s negative impact on people and the environment. Even if you’re put off by our culture’s messaging about diamond engagement rings (read: all those cringe-inducing, stereotype-enforcing, […]

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Elemental Opals

Opals, though pale and mellow, show up with fiery sparkles of all the colors of the rainbow when shaped and exposed to light. Pulled from the earth, these ethereal moonlets dance with the sun’s light like a tiny universe”“ a perfect mirror of the earth’s magic. These flashes are caused by light interacting with the tiny […]

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Fairmined Gold that Gives Back

Need a little cheering up? Just look down at that certified Fairmined gold ring on your finger. We spent a little free time getting down with the annual report to see the improvements from money collected for the reinvestment in Fairmining communities. Here’s a small breakdown of where your support went.   Aurelsa (Peru) focused […]

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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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Get Ready to Fall in Love with Emeralds

This season we introduce our Helia Collection, featuring emerald cut, octagonal cut, and pave emeralds, sourced from a mining collective located in the Province of Northern Zambia.     At Bario Neal we go above and beyond to create a high standard of ethics focused on traceable diamonds, colored gemstones, reclaimed precious metals, and Fairmined […]

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Ideas Form Actions at Jewelry Industry Summit

 Actions and the agents of change, BN team members at the recent Jewelry Industry Summit. At last weekend’s Jewelry Industry Summit, stakeholders from across our industry came together to create a shared vision of responsible sourcing across our industry. The summit coalesced knowledge from our industry and others, as well as NGO and government organizations so that […]

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