Saundra Messinger's Milestone Bar Necklace offers an elegantly abstract design that commemorates landmark dates such asweddings or anniversaries. Each arrangement of conflict-free, bezeled diamonds hung along recycled sterling silver,
matte-finished bars represents a special date through a thoughtful, calendar-like concept and beautiful, natural materials.
Responsible Business Practices
"Our mission is to produce sterling silver jewelry using sustainable and conflict free materials, while working in a fair and
respectful manner with our customers, suppliers and employees."
Saundra Messinger pays employees a starting wage of $15/hr., which exceeds Rockland County's living
- Local (New York State) minimum wage: $8.75
- Federal minimum wage: $7.25
- Living wage of Rockland County: $14.30
paid time off
Saundra Messinger provides her employees with two weeks of PTO.
recycling primary/secondary materials
The company has a recycling program in place for their silver and gold castings. They return
those materials to their caster when they have returned or discontinued merchandise, and return the excess metal on raw
castings. Such returned materials are melted and put into future orders.
For many years, Saundra Messinger donated 5% of sales of a particular earring to MS. They have
donated generously to the MS Society, IFAW, Rockland Family Shelter, Humane Society of Memphis, and others.
Environmentally Friendly Materials
Sterling silver and 2 pt. conflict-free diamonds—both natural source materials.
The Milestone Bar Necklace is packaged in a partially recycled, recyclable and compostable jewelry box.
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