Vieso beads and stones are sourced ethically and with a lot of thought. Investing in our pieces that are made out of 14k gold filled and sterling silver will provide you with jewelry that will last years which minimizes the need to purchase mass produced jewelry. We try to minimize waste by saving every bit of wire scraps and sending them back to our supplier which will be melted back down to be recycled. We are conscious of the details in our packaging, assuring that they are recyclable, or simplifying it to to limit waste.