Lauren Fritz of The Greenest Blue reached out to us when we launched our Take 3 for the Sea Charity T-Shirts (Which are available for purchase over here - $25 from the sale of each Tee heading straight to the Non-Profit!) and over the past few months we have loved connecting with her both via email and through her inspiring Blog.
Lauren is a Dolphin Guide (Does a job get any cooler than that!?) in the small coastal town of Kaikoura, New Zealand and says that she has a personal mission "to inspire readers to live agreener lifestyle in order to protectthe big blue."Amen to that sister.
Lauren's blog 'The Greenest Blue' is a place of inspiration for us all to live and enjoy our lives to the fullest while being conscious of the environmental impacts that our daily actions have. Don't worry - it's not all doom & gloom in fact Lauren aims to inspire, ignite and help guide mindful choices to protect this special planet and 'Big Blue' ocean we are so lucky to have surrounding us. It's legends like Lauren that work day in and day out in the ocean and with the animals that call the ocean home that help bring the confronting issues and consequences of our actions to the front of our minds.
I absolutely love her recent '8 weeks Eco Challenge' which presents ideas and choices for the common consumer (That's us my friends) and questions whether we are currently making the best choices for our oceans. You can read up her 8 week blog post series over here and gain some great insight into why we should all be questioning these topics and start to make some changes... now. Because, did you know that if we don't act NOW, by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean (Thats only 31 years away... ie we will be alive for this horrific fact to come true before our eyes - outrageous huh?)
Lauren also recently wrote a blog post for us on 5 Things you can do now to help the Global Plastic Pollution Crisis - If you've got 5 minutes to spare its a great read!
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Our latest print collaboration with our favourite beach-babe Goldfish Kiss has landed and we couldn't be more excited to share it with you guys. After such huge success with our previous collaborations with Rebekah, we have been working on these new designs and 2 new prints for the past 9 months. Offering 2 prints across a range of pieces including hats, sandals, Shirts, scarves and a wallet, we hope this collection brings some sunshine into your days ahead x
We've been inspired by MATE for many years and now, and we couldn't keep going without introducing them to you! Their classic, timeless, cosy clothes are definitely an essential in our wardrobe, especially while we're staying home right now. Made sustainably in Los Angeles with non-toxic, natural and certified organic materials, there's nothing not to love about this brand.
Necklaces. Sentimental ones, cute ones, chunky ones, gifts from friends, special pieces you picked up on your travels, talisman to guide you through life and ones from your favourite designers….We all love them. We all wear them. But how to create that lush layered necklace stack with all of them? That is the golden question my friend and we are here to help.
Our necklaces come in a variety of lengths from 18" to 23". Our 18" chain necklace is made from our Fine Chain with the 20" and 23" length chains in our 'Everyday' Chain. These are the same chain design, just slightly heavier in weight for the longer lengths. For a rough guide (as we all have different, amazing bodies) the 23" chain sits around or just above your nipple line...
We're big fans of layering necklaces and I'm pretty sure you are too. All of our chains are adjustable in length by 2" to make sure you can style your layers to perfection and mix them up with other pieces in your jewellery wardrobe.
Although all necklaces are adjustable, for the perfect layered look we suggest that you purchase your necklaces on different length chains. This way you get to see the beauty of both pendants and there's less chance of scratching! We also personally like wearing the smallest pendant on the shorter length and the larger heavier pendants longer. That's just our personal choice though, we're all awesome & individual humans and ultimately you get to decide how you style your pieces!
Below is a little guide of some of our favourite pieces layered and their lengths:
|CHARITY & SALLY T-SHIRT MEASUREMENTS||SMALL (Size 6-10)||MEDIUM (Size 10-14||LARGE (Size 14-16)|
It is important to note that different countries have different sizing methods.
Most of the world goes by number sizing which is the easiest and most accurate.
Because we sell our jewellery all over the world, we have decided to stick with number sizing and have put together the below chart to help you out. The most common size for ladies is a size 7 and size 10 for man. If you are unsure of your size you can measure the inner diameter of one of your own rings and refer to the below measurements.
Feel free to email us at email@example.com if you have any further issues.
Please also note that if you are ordering a wide band ring, its usually a good idea to go up a size.
Size 6 = Ring Sizes L, M, N. Inner Diameter measures 16.5mm
Size 7 = Ring Sizes N, O, P. Inner Diameter measures 17.3mm
Size 8 = Ring Sizes P, Q, R. Inner Diameter measures 18.1mm
Size 9 = Ring Sizes R, S, T. Inner Diameter measures 18.9mm
If you require a ring in a different size in any of the designs offered, please send us an email here and we will see what our clever silversmiths can do for you.
Luna & Rose chain bracelets also have a 2" adjustable chain length with a clasp. Therefore they have two/three size options for you. They sit at a total circumference of approx 16cm & 17.5cm
If you require any other sizes for any of our items, please just let us know and we will see what we can whip up for you! You can contact us here.