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Independent Design

Unlovable is a one-person operation based out of Berkeley, California. Focusing on the lost wax casting method, each piece begins as a wax model carved painstakingly by hand. After being molded and cast by a local caster, these rough parts return to the Unlovable studio where they are finished, polished, and sent to their new homes.

Intentional Production

Unlovable works with a caster who sources metals from United Precious Metals Refining, Inc., based in Erie County, NY. These conflict-free metals are 100% recycled from old jewelry scrap metal and are free of nickel, cadmium, lead, and bismuth. United PMR is certified by the EICC and SCS as a conflict-free and environmentally sustainable practice.

Unlovable uses chains and findings that are made in the USA and come from multiple small businesses.

Ethical Outsourcing

All Unlovable materials are produced in the USA, with the exception of packaging, which currently comes from an FSC certified company with branches in Denmark and China.