Michelle Obama Wears Monique Pean Sustainable Fine Jewelry
Posted on April 22, 2010
Michelle Obama has been wearing Monique Pean jewelry for Earth Month. The jewelry includes a Woolly mammoth handcarved scrimshaw cuff ($4,480); Mark Davis for Monique Pean Fossilized woolly mammoth ivory bangle with black spinel and smokey quartz, 18k recycled gold ($4,970) and Mark Davis for Monique Pean Fossilized woolly mammoth bone earrings with diamond and 18k recycled yellow gold ($1,550).
Monique Pean uses 100% recycled gold in her jewelry. She says her goal is "to reduce the demand for the dirty mining of precious metals." Monique also utilizes fair trade, and devastation-free and conflict-free stones. The jewelry is available at select retailers including Barneys New York, Ikram, Jeffrey NY and Twistonline.com.