CONSCIOUS SOURCING

Designed and manufactured in Los Angeles, the pieces in our main jewelry collection

are made from gold responsibly extracted from used technology recovered from Dell’s US recycling programs.

GOLD FROM COMPUTERS

Over a year ago, Dell approached Bayou With Love with the idea of making something beautiful from e-waste. Many people don’t realize that only around 12.5% of electronics are responsibly recycled globally. In phones alone, Americans throw away more than $60 million in gold and/or silver every year.

 

There are 800 times more gold in 1 ton of computer motherboards than in 1 ton of ore from the earth. Dell and their partners have a process for extracting gold from old computer motherboards that is 99% more environmentally friendly than extracting gold from the earth. Not to mention the ethical benefits by avoiding the harsh labor conditions where gold is so often mined.

 

Learn more about Dell’s recycling programs and circular gold supply chain at dell.com/gold.

PURE LUXURY WITH A STORY

Recycled Metals go through a refining process that separates them from their accompanying alloys, reducing them down to pure gold and platinum. Because our recycled and re-refined gold is refined back into its pure elements, it contains the same properties as newly mined gold but without the negative environmental consequences.

 

Through our partnership with Dell we have been able to take this recycled gold found in used electronics, and create what we like to call “luxury with a story.” We all should be thinking “circular” in our approach to design. One industry’s “trash” can be another’s treasure!