British casting specialist and fine jewellery manufacturer Hockley Mint announced plans to overhaul its plain wedding rings collection by offering recycled precious metals as standard from November 2022.
This 100% recycled precious metal, which includes various alloys of gold, silver and platinum, is sourced from within the UK and represents another step in the business' sustainable sourcing strategy. This will be offered alongside the company's long-standing Fairtrade Gold option for wedding rings and fine jewellery. Now, retail jewellers who obtain plain wedding bands from Hockley Mint can be assured that their purchases use recycled metals and can pass this information along to their customers on the High Street.
Kevan Jenkinson, Sales Director at Hockley Mint, says: "This is another step towards operating more sustainably. We are sourcing our recycled precious metals from within the United Kingdom as part of our 'Created in the UK' ethos. So far, we have had positive feedback from our long-standing wedding ring customers, and I hope more retail jewellers will see this as an opportunity create a point of difference in their bridal offering."