Materials

Every Hymness piece has its own story to tell

PRECIOUS METALS

Recycled 925 Sterling silver

Hymness' are made with recycled 925 Sterling silver. All silver is recycled in Portugal and 100% nickel-free, following strict Portuguese laws and hallmarking.

18k Gold Vermeil

Vermeil - now what's that? Basically, it means that the jewelry has a precious metal cast or core and an 18 karats gold-plating above 2.5-micron gold layers. Just like the silver, the gold used for the gold layering is recycled in Portugal.

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About Hymness materials - Conscious sourcing of materials.
About Hymness materials - Conscious sourcing of materials.

CHROME-FREE LEATHER

The leather items are made with Chrome-free tanning, which means that a hide is converted to soft and supple leather using vegetable tannin extracts without chromium or other harmful chemicals.  

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ERI SILK

The fabric of humanity

Eri Silk comes from caterpillars found in Northeast India and is often referred to as the fabric of peace because the silk is processed without killing the moths. When the moths leave their cocoon, it is harvested to be spun into durable, soft fibers. 

About Hymness materials - Conscious sourcing of materials.
About Hymness materials - Conscious sourcing of materials.

CASHMERE

Hymness Cashmere scarfs are handmade in a women's workshop in Nepal. Hymness' supplier of cashmere scarfs is certified by the Good Cashmere Standard (GCS), which focuses on the welfare of the cashmere goats.

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LINEN

The linen fibers used in Hymness scarfs are sourced, processed by the skilled artisans weaving the scarfs. There is s significant difference in the products made by artisans and big factories. The methods might seem the same but, the craftsmanship is unmistakable more authentic. The linen is sourced from 'Grameen societies' in the Western part of India.

About Hymness materials - Conscious sourcing of materials.
About Hymness materials - Conscious sourcing of materials.

COTTON

Hymness' bag linings are made from cotton. The goal for 2022 is to use 100% Organic cotton in all bags. Currently the bags are lined with Herb-dyed, BCI (Better Cotton Initiative) certified cotton. 

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ZIPPERS

If the zipper doesn't work - the product doesn't work! The zipper is, without a doubt, a vital part of any bag. All Hymness bags are made with reliable zippers from Ykk natulon®, renowned for their high-quality and durable zippers. Natulon® is Ykk's sustainable line, with zip tape made from ocean-claimed plastic bottles.

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HARDWARE

All hardware is 100% nickel-free. This is a high priority in the making of Hymness products to avoid allergenic reactions. 

EMBELLAGE & PACKING

Your order is shipped responsibly, using either a recycled flat-packed box or in a Re-Zip bag. The items are wrapped in acid-free silk paper and complemented with a responsible made flyer. 🌱  It's the small details that matter. 

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