Ana Dyla sustainable ethical jewellery
Ana Dyla is a sustainable jewellery label from the Netherlands. The essence of Ana Dyla is shining with honest jewellery, letting your personality speak and dare to make a statement for a better world. For the production of our jewellery we use recycled silver, gold and honestly found gemstones. Ana Dyla uses the art of nature in the purest form. A unique piece of jewellery created by ancient Ottoman traditions mixed with modern aesthetics.
Jewellery with a story
Translated from Arabic ‘Ana’ means ‘I am me’. Dyla means ‘pure love’ translated from Turkish / Kurdish. In short; Ana Dyla is expressing true love to yourself. In addition, ‘ana’ (or ‘anne’) also means mother in Turkish. Our mother’s name is Fatmana, again the last three letters ‘ana’. So the name is also our manifestation of love for our mother.
Our jewellery is more than just a piece of jewellery. Each of our jewellery has a story. Every piece is unique, pure decoration to wear for a lifetime or to handover to the person you love. Jewellery that makes you and the world a little more beautiful. Ana Dyla is expressing love to yourself, allowing yourself to love.
Ana, I am me.
Dyla, stands for pure love.
Briefly; Ana Dyla is declaring true love to yourself.
What makes Ana Dyla jewellery ethical?
Most silver and gold mines are in developing countries. 90 % of all miners (think of 25 million people, more than the number of residents in The Netherlands) work there in horrible conditions. Mine keepers violate fundamental human rights and labor rights every day. It is no exception that there is child labor and / or forced labor.
The work is heavy, unhealthy and unsafe. A working day of at least 12 hours is common and there are toxins in rooms where there is little or no ventilation. The toxins are bad for the health of employees but also for the environment, they often leak through to the soil and / or groundwater that flows into the sea. This explains why silver and gold mines are so environmentally harmful to the earth.
As you might know, Hatice started Ana Dyla on belief in human rights, labor rights and protecting the environment. Ana Dyla is therefore not only sustainable, but our jewellery is also produced in a fair way. Sustainable, honest jewellery with a story, that is what we stand for. We don’t allow working days than 8 hours, we offer a safe working environment, our silversmiths receive a fair loan, all our employees have an insurance and we guarantee that no children are involved in the production.
Ana Dyla reproduces from silver and gold = sustainable
We make sustainable jewellery from recycled silver and gold. The silver and gold that we use comes from old jewellery that has been cultivated in Istanbul without harmful substances. The jewellery that you wear from Ana Dyla has already had a life and is now starting a second life with you, this time without harming others and the earth.
Honestly mined gems
100 fair trade jobs
Be your unique self!
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