Posted on Mon, October 28, 2013 at 9:51AM
Well, if you’ve ever had the same thought, we have you covered. Here, a quick background on the beloved jewelry brand, plus a few other interesting facts:
• Alex and Ani’s creator, Carolyn Rafaelian, comes from a family of jewelers and launched the brand in 2004—naming the company after her first two daughters. Almost overnight, celebrities, department stores, magazine editors and more took notice of her bangles, necklaces and rings, and immediately adored the concept and design.
• All Alex and Ani pieces are infused with positive energy, and they have made it their mission to share the benefits of positive energy through the beauty and symbolism of their products. They do this by thoroughly researching the methods of designing products with the beneficial positive energy that scientists refer to as vital source.
• Every single piece of Alex and Ani jewelry is eco-friendly and made in the United States! How they do it: They purchase metals from local mills who have received recycled scraps from refineries, use those pieces to craft the beautiful baubles, and then sell their scraps back to the mills. According to Carolyn, she belives that by creating designs that support the environment, consumers can use their purchases to make a difference in protecting our planet.
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