Shannon Westmeyer Jewelry embraces the practice of using eco-friendly, recycled materials that encourage social consciousness. Whenever possible we use materials that come from green certified sources and products made entirely in the United States. We use natural or lab grown stones in our designs that avoid harsh mining which makes them earth friendly and more desirable. All of our Wax Seal Jewelry is created using eco-friendly reclaimed silver or bronze. Vintage or reclaimed antique jewelry and gemstones are used in our designs where noted. We purchase our metals from environmentally-friendly refineries and support local businesses and fair-trade communities whenever possible.