With origins dating back to over 5,700 years ago, lost wax casting has allowed human civilization to harness the magic of fire and earth and turn them into precious objects. Not much has changed today from this original technique that was discovered in an unearthed archeological site aptly named “Cave of the Treasure.” A centuries old tradition, lost wax casting only limits are the artist’s imagination.
The rich history of this time honored process is where Brittany draws her inspiration. Brittany spent her formative years traveling the world always adding the the oldest historical ruins and history museums to the travel itineraries. Embarking on adventures in the past helps us to learn about our future. Brittany’s work cultivates this ancient wisdom focusing on unique handmade details and sumptuous textures.
As Antoni Gaudi famously said: “Nothing is art if it does not come from nature” which serves as the foundational thesis of Brittany’s collection. Through the use of subtle organic textures and modern forms each piece is transformed into timeless works of art that echo the mystery and beauty of the cosmos.
The only solution to cleaning up the jewelry industry for the better and promoting positive change today is Fairmined gold. Going beyond what recycling gold can ever do, Fairmined gold is an active force for good. Mined with minimal environmental impact, and under organizations that are held accountable to give miners proper working conditions and pay. Every piece in our collection is cast from 100% Fairmined gold.
We are proud to partner with WD diamonds, the world's first sustainably rated 100% climate neutral diamond. WD lab grown diamonds are 3rd party verified by SCS Global Services the world's leading sustainability certifier. These premium diamonds are rated on a rigorous set of criteria that covers verified origin, ethical stewardship, carbon emissions (past and present) as well as important sustainability investments. WD diamonds are also made with patented CVD technology that produces the highest purity and rarest type of diamond found on earth.
At the heart of our business is our environmental commitment. We donate at least 1% of sales to reforestation efforts in North America through onetreeplanted.org. Valley Rose regularly participates in fundraisers to raise awareness and effect change for intersectional environmentalism. We also have started our own collection of jewelry where 100% of profits are donated to organizations that resonate with our values.
Print and download this chart to find your ring size. Make sure you use exactly 8.5"x11" letter paper. You can use a string or a piece of paper and wrap around your finger or nuckle to measure the circumference and match to your size.
Follow this chart to see where the necklace will fall. All necklace sizes are described on the product pages. We suggest getting a piece of string and measuring necklace on your neck to ensure best fit.
To keep your jewels looking their best please keep these tips in mind to extend the life of your pieces.