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Leni Adam

Products: Jewelry, Women’s, Unisex

Brand Details

Company

Based in

Founded

CEO

Empowerment

Leni Adam

Olten, Switzerland

1935

Leonie Adam

Small Business, Woman-Led

Brand Story

Swiss designer, Leni Adam, is a third-generation jeweller from a family business which was founded in 1935. Every gemstone of her collections was discovered in the Swiss mountains. Understanding the origin and the preservation of the nature is key to the Ethos of Leni Adam. All precious metals used by Leni Adam are recycled and come from sources certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) in London. Each piece of jewellery is handcrafted in the goldsmith’s atelier in Olten, Switzerland.

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Brand Transparency

Who answered our brand transparency questions?

Leni Adam – CEO at Leni Adam.

Fair Trade

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How do you ensure "Fair Trade" manufacturing? If your manufacturing or the manufacturing company you work with is certified, please list these certifications.

Leni oversees all steps involved in making jewellery and ensures fair working conditions are guaranteed. All pieces are handmade in Switzerland, including the cutting of gemstones. The jewellery of Leni Adam bears the “Oekogold” label. She does not use precious metals sourced directly from a mine. All precious metals used by Leni Adam are recycled and come from sources certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council in London. Every jewel of the Elsa collection was discovered in the Swiss Alps, with dedication and care by volunteers passionate about gemstones and mountains.

Social Justice

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How do you ensure "Social Justice" with your internal and external corporate environment?

Leni Adam is still a small business and team. Social Justice and equal opportunities are guaranteed. Currently there are two young jewellers handcrafting the jewellery in Switzerland.

Recycled Material

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Which "Recycled Material" do you work with? What makes this material sustainable? And what makes it better compared to conventional material?

Leni Adam bears the “Oekogold” label. She does not use precious metals sourced directly from a mine. All precious metals used by Leni Adam are recycled and come from sources certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) in London. Understanding the origin of the gemstones is important to Leni Adam. She has devoted much time to the study of Swiss gemstones and has participated in various mountain excursions with gemstone experts to the Swiss Alps. Every jewel of the Elsa collection was discovered on a voluntary basis by passionate mountain and gemstones lovers in the Swiss mountains.

Local Production

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Where and why are your products manufactured "locally"?

All pieces of jewellery are crafted, and the gemstones are cut in Switzerland.

Handcrafted

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You stated that at least 50% of your total product range is"Handcrafted". Please briefly explain how your handcrafted manufacturing process works.

The pieces of jewellery are handcrafted by two young goldsmiths in the atelier of Leni Adam in Olten, Switzerland.

Zero Waste

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Which processes in your supply chain are "Zero "Waste"?

Leni Adam creates high-quality jewellery with recycled 18K gold. Every jewel of the Elsa collection was discovered on a voluntary basis by passionate mountain and gemstones lovers in Switzerland, who give great importance to the preservation and respect of nature.

Vegan

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How can you ensure that at least 50% of your total product range is "Vegan"?

100% of the collection is vegan.

Eco Packaging

You have indicated to use "Eco Packaging". What makes your packaging more sustainable than conventional packaging.

Listed: 1 January 2021
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