Jewellery packaging and sustainability

Jewellery packaging and sustainability

Why is jewellery packaging so important?

Jewellery packaging plays a crucial role in enhancing the overall customer experience. It not only protects the valuable pieces but also adds a touch of luxury and elegance. The right packaging can make a lasting impression and create a sense of anticipation for the recipient.

Packaging serves as a powerful marketing tool for jewellery brands. It allows them to showcase their unique style, craftsmanship, and brand identity. 

What is the role of sustainability in jewellery packaging?

In today's world, sustainability is a key consideration for both consumers and businesses. Jewellery packaging made from recycled materials not only reduces waste but also minimizes the environmental impact of the industry. By opting for sustainable packaging, jewellery brands can demonstrate their commitment to eco-friendly practices and attract environmentally conscious customers.

How can jewellery brands promote sustainability through packaging?

1. Use recycled materials: Opt for packaging materials made from recycled paper, cardboard, or plastic.

2. Minimalistic design: Choose simple and elegant packaging designs that require fewer resources and generate less waste.

3. Informative labeling: Clearly communicate the use of recycled materials on the packaging to educate customers about the brand's commitment to sustainability.

4. Work with Local businesses that supply packaging materials to further reduce the carbon footprint and also help boost the local economy.

Illyrian Gems' approach to jewellery packaging, branding and sustainability

As soon as I started Illyrian Gems I was on a lookout for beautiful and sustainable jewellery boxes and was lucky to have found a supplier that ticked all the boxes.

Our jewellery boxes are eco-friendly - but what does that mean?

The FSC Logo found on the back of the boxes is the world’s most trusted mark for sustainable forestry.

Products that hold this label are helping forests and people who rely on them by supporting:

Zero deforestation
Fair wage and work environment 
Change from preservation to conservation
Community rights

The above relates to our boxes (paper & cardboard), but the ribbon is eco friendly as well, since it’s made from recycled plastic (rPET).

Along with this, we are also making a commintment to use paper any time it’s possible over plastic, and to also make sure the paper comes from sustainable sources or that it’s recycled.

Therefor, all orders are shipped either in cardboard courier bags or cardboard boxes from local suppliers.

If orders are packed in boxes I will also add tissue paper and shredded paper to protect the packaging but also to add a touch of personality and for the buyer to enjoy the unboxing experience.

A big role in this play all my branded items and I was lucky to have participated in a collaboration with an awesome brand Stickerdot who created stickers with my logo to help me further elevate my brands personality.

They ticked all the boxes, made the process of creating the labels so seamless and the shipping was super quick as well. They are committed to helping Kiwi businesses up their game and elevate their brands.

I am feeling very proud to show you how the packaging looks like now, and as you can see, my new branded stickers are making an impression!



My lovely customers will now know when they receive a package from me as soon as they see the parcel! 

Thank you for embarking on this journey with me.



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