Category Archives: Earthwise Jewelry®

Remount, Restyle, Recycle

Do you have an item of jewelry you no longer wear? Did your mother or grandmother pass down her vintage engagement ring and, while you love the sentiment of wearing their diamond for another generation, the style isn’t exactly yours? No problem! We’re here to help. Whether it’s reworking an existing piece or taking a […]

“All the forests and jewels are gone, all good things will be smuggled.”

When we first saw the pictures from Burma, we realized these young people were about the same age as the ones who would have attended the school we were asked to help get built over a decade ago. They even offered to name the school after us, but that would be tasteless. A dose of […]

Lab Created Diamonds

Yes, we sell lab grown diamonds. Each one comes with something you don’t get anywhere else. The truth. Lab created diamonds, also called man-made diamonds, lab grown diamonds or synthetic diamonds, are becoming increasingly popular. From a technical perspective, they share the same chemical and physical properties as a natural, mined diamond. After all, a […]

Botswana, Conflict, Diamonds, and Elephants

What do diamonds and the vulnerable African elephant have in common? A lot more than you realize. Botswana produces a lot of the diamonds sold on the marketplace. Virtually all the diamond output from this country is a joint partnership between the government of Botswana and a certain major diamond cartel you may remember, who […]

8.25 carat Tanzanite

Collector's quality fine tanzanite from Leber Jeweler

One of the finest tanzanites we’ve seen. A stunning 8.25 carat square cushion cut tanzanite perfect for a custom designed Earthwise Jewelry® ring or necklace. Truly a collector quality fine gemstone. This gemstone is available for purchase at $10,800. Please contact us for details. We offer a wide selection of rare and unusual fine quality […]

Shopping for a Conflict Free Engagement Ring

Earthwise Jewelry® Abigail conflict-free Canadian diamond engagement ring. Crafted in Chicago.

It’s one of the biggest and most symbolic purchases of your life. You want an engagement ring that reflects the ethics and values you two share. But shopping for an ethical engagement ring can be a daunting task, with far too many marketers busy greenwashing the truth. Here’s a short guide to what you should […]

Eco-Friendly Engagement Rings

Earthwise Jewelry® Ivy diamond engagement ring

You’ve met the perfect partner with whom you want to spend the rest of your life and it feels like the time is right to take the next big step. What better way than fusing the tradition of the engagement proposal with a ring that reflects both your and your partner’s social and environmental values. […]

Natural Montana Sapphire

At Leber Jeweler, we love ethical gemstones. Especially those that are truly unique. One of the finest sources we use for our sapphires that grace rings in our Earthwise Jewelry Collection comes from Rock Creek, Montana. Stunning minty blue-green Montana sapphires unlike any you’ll find from any corner of the globe. Our partner with these […]

Ethical Eco Friendly Jewelry

Ethical eco-friendly jewelry has been growing in popularity since we first launched the Earthwise Jewelry® collection back in the 1990s. Back then, the few small companies working in this field, while few and far between, were each genuinely committed in their own way to making the jewelry industry a better place. It was an uphill […]

Jewelry Appraisals & the New Year

With the New Year, it’s a good time to make sure your fine jewelry is properly covered and that jewelry appraisals are all up to date. We’ve seen many people shocked to find, that when they go to file a claim on a lost, damaged, or stolen ring, their insurance policy doesn’t provide sufficient coverage […]