At Isolde de Ridder Sieraden, founded by Isolde de Ridder – Le Creurer in 2017, creating high-end jewellery with the greatest of care for both people and planet, is our mission. We strive to make the world more beautiful with our unique jewellery. Our unique pieces are crafted by hand in the Netherlands. Jewellery that give discarded metals and other materials a second life and that contribute to a better world for generations to come.
Isolde de Ridder Sieraden
What is the goal of the project?
The goal of the project is to create public awareness about the impact of the gold industry on both people an planet.
What is the result of the project?
We plea for a fair payment for all people involved in creating jewellery. Also we strive to reduce the environmental impact of this process, by reusing discarded materials.
Who initiated the project and which organizations are involved?
The municipality of Almere, the Upcycle Centrum Almere and Isolde de Ridder - Le Creurer
What is the next step?
The next step is finding collaborators. People that can help achieve the goal of making high-end jewellery, made with discarded materials and a completely new approach to the notion of high-end jewellery.
What can other cities learn from your project?
Every city has it's own waste challenge. We hope to inspire to think out of the box. By giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop a more sustainable and circulair way of doing business, beauty can be created from trash.