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dotOnly recycled precious metals and not directly mined and therefore no further displacement of fragile eco-systems.
dotLocally-gathered surface stones.
Cruelty-free and suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
dot15% of profits donated to wildlife protection and re-naturing - also land-care education in developing countries.
A genuine approach to chemical-hazard-free crafting.
No plating. No casting. Nothing designed or made with computer software.
Carbon-inverted targets (Dedicated to putting more back into nature than taking from it).
Every detail handmade by Laibach.
No greenwash answers to customer questions.
No newly-mined gems ... ever.
dotAtelier Laibach is the first jewellery maker worldwide to use
The  About The NOVA Key Ethical Label Key ethical label.

Ethical Jewellery Gift Voucher
Atelier Laibach jewellery pouch
Your jewellery piece comes in a Kerstin Laibach handmade pouch made with bamboo / hemp, raffia and vegan sealing wax.
Jewellery rejuvenation

From Repair and Fine Restoration to Rejuvenation and Complete Redesign ... a completely ethical approach


For wedding ring rejuventation see here
For antique and specialist restoration see here


Kerstin Laibach's use of reclaimed jewellery items, or even broken pieces of them, ideally illustrates a mode of crafting which is truly in tune with today's environmental responsibilities.
If you have disregarded pieces over ten years old which you would like to see formed into something fresh and breathtaking, Kerstin can completely deconstruct and redesign your old jewellery into a new piece to suit your taste.
Whether it is basic remodeling or integration of a reclaimed keepsake object into a new design piece, almost anything is possible.

See the Sending Information page about sending us pieces for redesign.

Victorian swivel snake brooch with deguerreotype photo.

Specialized Restoration / Repair

Kerstin Laibach also specializes in restoring antique jewellery from the past three centuries*. If a piece is missing or damaged on your jewellery it is most likely Kerstin can reconstruct it. Please note however that lost stones etc, cannot be substituted with new (based on Laibach ethics). Used or lab-created stones can however be used as substitutes, supplied either by you or by Laibach.
In most cases, chains and necklaces etc. can be lengthened or shortened, connectors repaired and ring sizes altered.
More information and examples can be found on the Laibach Restoration page

*Kerstin Laibach's antique restoration standard has been praised by jewellery evaluators as exceptional.

See the Sending Information page about sending your repair / restoration work.

Wedding Ring Rejuvenation

Rejuvenating Worn-out Wedding Rings

Kerstin Laibach offers unique ways to bring worn-out partnership rings back to life. A separate page provides more detail about this service and includes examples of work already undertaken.
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Complete Redesign and Integration of Self-Gathered Stones and Broken Keepsakes

Costume jewellery remnant into a luxury brooch - Copyright Kerstin Laibach

Left: Turning a costume jewellery remnant into a luxury brooch. The only salvagable element, which the customer particularly desired, was the blue "stone".
Also incorporates a chain loop for converting to pendant.

For more information about creating new pieces from self-gathered stones or keepsake items see here.

For additional information you can also contact us to request a Laibach Atelier Information sheet in PDF form.
(Did you ever propose to your partner with a soda can ring-pull "ring" and would like it integrated into a real piece of jewellery? ...
then get in touch!)

Responsible Recycling

Laibach may accept old jewellery (precious metals) for responsible recycling also based on the ten year threshold principle. Your old gold and silver for recycling will be credited towards the cost of your new Laibach piece.
See the
Sending Information page about sending us your old jewellery.

Reclaim Principles

When available, Laibach's reclaim pieces can be found on the collections pages.
Reclaim pieces are newly designed pieces made from remnants of old jewellery originally made (to the best of our knowledge) pre-millennium - and often very much older. None of the Reclaimed jewellery collection contains any animal derivatives but may contain precious stones (only reclaimed from old jewellery based on Kerstin Laibach's
pre-millennium principle)


Wedding Ring Rejuventation
Antique and Specialist Restoration
Read more about the ten year / pre-millennium threshold principle
Repair and Restore - Extending a Respect for what our Planet has Provided in the Past

Creating pieces from your own gathered pebbles