Raven and Lily Zia Metallic Leather Leaf Earrings

My Favorite Fashionable & Socially Conscious Possessions

As you may know I love items that give back. Today, I thought I would share my growing collection with you in hopes of inspiring you towards investing in items that give to a greater good.

1. Zia Leather Leaf Earrings {Raven and Lily}
This unique pair is handcrafted from locally sourced leather by marginalized Muslim women in Northern India. Proceeds from this collection go to fund literacy programs for the women artisans and their children in the community.

2. The Giving Keys: Grace
The Giving Keys exists to employ those transitioning out of homelessness to make jewelry out of repurposed keys that get sold and shared around the world. Each key is unique and carries a message like HOPE, STRENGTH, DREAM or COURAGE.

3. 31 Bits Necklace
I have this necklace in teal, but it was limited edition is an is no longer available. Designers earn an income enabling them to provide for their families. They are cared for holistically through counseling, health education, finance training, and business mentorships. After five years in the 31 Bits program, their beneficiaries are ready to graduate.

4. Della Laptop Case
Della is a socially responsible fashion line working directly with a community in Ghana, West Africa. Every product is carefully handcrafted using authentic textiles sourced in the Volta Region. The passionate, talented women and men who create the pieces are given an opportunity to build a foundation for a better life through jobs, education and skills training.

5. Sevenly + To Write Love on Her Arms Baseball Tee
Sevenly sells merchandise and gives $7 of each item sold a designated charity of the week. This limited edition tee (which unfortunately is no longer available) supports the work of the non-profit To Write Love on Her Arms, which is dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for those struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.

6. Mango Wood + Leather Bangles {Raven and Lily}
Handmade from locally sourced metallic leathers by marginalized women in Northern India. Proceeds from this collection help fund literacy programs for the women artisans and their children in the community.

7. Yami Distressed Leather Tote Bag {Raven and Lily}
Made in partnership with a brand new workshop in Addis Ababa, focused on providing employment opportunities for women vulnerable to labor trafficking.

8. Lux Necklace {Raven and Lily + Tiffany Kunz}
These exclusive designs crafted from melted bullet casings and vintage coins empower HIV+ women in Ethiopia. In addition to providing sustainable economic opportunities, Raven + Lily returns proceeds to fund school scholarships and micro-enterprise training for women and children in this community.

9. Wonderfully Made Scripted Tee
This tee is obviously only a small sampling of my collection of Wonderfully Made items, but every time you purchase something from our store 100% of the proceeds support our work to help young women know their true value and worth.

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