18ct gold-plated recycled brass with peridot quartz.
Ring, £85, shop-daphine.com
UPS air freight.
Founded in London in 2018 by friends Damasia Ball de Kermabon and Philippine de Follin, Daphine makes jewellery inspired by the strong women in their lives.
Daphine works directly with local artisans in India, ensuring they are treated fairly, and all its pieces are certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council.
Air freight produces 500g of CO2 per metric tonne of goods transported. A switch to shipping would reduce this to 40g or less.
All packaging is made from recycled materials, is plastic free and fully recyclable.
The mailing bags are biodegradable and the jewellery boxes are made from recycled paper.
Daphine will also repair or replace for free within a year of purchase.
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