ISSUE N°5: Made in USA

ISSUE N°5: Made in USA

Published by Jilene Jackson on Apr 23rd 2020

Sophie Blake NY is celebrating The Fourth with style because we are ...    "Made in USA"!

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“The jewelry trade is quickly dying in the U.S. as more production moves overseas,” says Stofenmacher. “What some companies fail to notice is that while they may be saving some money on lower labor costs, they also risk lower quality craftsmanship, increase in middlemen and a lack of awareness around ethical labor and sourcing practices.”

- Vanessa Stofenmacher, 30, Designer of Vrai & Oro, ethical and sustainable Bridal jewelry line

We are so proud to see a generation of women who are educated consumers. You don't just care about the quality of your baubles, but you also care if they’re ethically and sustainably sourced. We want to thank you, our SB Tribe for supporting not only our brand but family owned businesses in NYC that we are proud to partner with.

The "Made in USA" mark is a country of origin label that indicates the product is entirely made in the United States. The Made in USA label is regulated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). It is a growing movement encouraging Americans to seek high quality products produced domestically under American labor and environmental laws. 

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3 Reasons to buy Made in USA products

1. Job Creation

For all you math nerds out there, here's a simple equation for you. America People + Spending American Dollars + For American Products = Lots of American Jobs. Job creation is the foundation of a thriving economy. 

"Jobs are the foundation of a thriving economy. If every American spent an extra $3.33 on American-made products, it would create almost 10,000 new jobs."

2. Conservation

Did you know that countries that import materials that are shipped overseas to the U.S. increases use of petroleum and chemical emissions into our atmosphere. 

"As Americans we need to make it a priority to reduce our carbon footprint and champion a sustainable future with sustainable resources."

3. Human Rights

Importing countries have almost non-existent regulations for their working conditions. Goods that are made in overseas factories might force laborers to work long hours, employ child laborers, refuse to pay their laborers fairly, or endanger workers with a hazardous working environments. 

"By keeping our dollars in the U.S., we are not supporting these horrible working conditions. "

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SOPHIE BLAKE & Sustainability

Sophie Blake is proud to announce our current effort toward eco-friendly practices that ensure the precious metals we use support a circular economy, as well as companies and workers here in the U.S.

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Whether you aware or not when you buy Sophie Blake jewelry, you help to sustain the life of our gemstone suppliers, metalsmiths, and metal casters we work with, who are all independently or family-owned.

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Here is our master metalsmith Julio, working on our Selina Cuff #WhoMadeMyClothes

Be sure to check out the Behind the Scenes making of the Mayakoba Collection Selina Cuff that's #MadeinUSA

Happy Fourth!

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Shop Made in USA during our Independence Day Sale! 

Select styles up to 25% off.

Coming Soon: The SB Journal Issue N°4 Part 2 

Stay tuned for Issue N°4 Part 2 How to Style the Mayakoba Collection for Every Summer Personality 

What Inspires You?

We want to know what inspires you too and how you express yourself with SOPHIE BLAKE NY jewelry!

Be sure to check The SB Journal often to stay connected with us. Say hello on our social pages

and use #sophieblake and #sophieblakeinspo to show us your jewelry inspirations!

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