Ultimate Sustainable, Meaningful, and Ethical Gift Guide

At Alora, we are here to help you add beauty and meaning to your life and the life of others. That is why we have created these gift guide for you! It will help you find the best gifts that are sustainable, meaningful, and/or ethically sourced. 
January 03, 2019 by Booster Apps

How To Become a Conscious Consumer || Ask These Questions Before You Buy

The truth is that our economy is built on consumption. Every day we eat, consume media, wear clothing, use electricity and much much more. Since we have to consume to live, we might as well consume our resources in a way that takes into account our impact on the economy, our fellow citizens and the environment.

 

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January 01, 2019 by Booster Apps

Ethical and Sustainable Gift Ideas for Her 2019

Here at Alora, we are committed to creating sustainable and ethically made jewelry. Not only that, but we are always looking for ways to help our customers live a greener, more ethical life!

So here are some gift ideas for you in 2019!

December 29, 2018 by Booster Apps
Ethical Fashion Jewelry in Canada

Ethical Fashion Jewelry in Canada

More and more people are realizing that buying the cheapest jewelry or clothes that you can find isn’t always the best idea, not only are you compromising on quality, you’re also compromising on human rights. One way to get back to the way things are supposed to be is buying ethical jewelry, but what exactly does this mean? And how do you buy the best ethical fashion jewelry in Canada?
April 26, 2018 by Booster Apps
Ethical Gift Brands and Stores in Canada

Ethical Gift Brands and Stores in Canada

Buying ethical gifts is the new trend of 2018, nobody wants a gift that has had a bad influence on our vulnerable environment. But if you want to purchase an ethical gift then you do need to know where you can find such a gift. That is why which is why I created a list of the best Canadian ethical gift brands where you can purchase ethical gifts.
March 16, 2018 by Jameela Ghann
Chapter 6: How Alora Creates The Meaning Behind Their Jewelry. Sustainable Fashion.

Chapter 6: How Alora Creates The Meaning Behind Their Jewelry. Sustainable Fashion.

In this video, we (Peter and Jameela from Alora) go through how meanings are assigned to pieces. 
January 17, 2018 by Jameela Ghann
3 Meaningful, Sustainable Christmas Gifts for 2018

3 Meaningful, Sustainable Christmas Gifts for 2018

It is time to start thinking about Christmas! Getting the perfect gift is arguably the most stressful part of Christmas. 

We believe that the best gifts for the ones you love are meaningful gifts. At Alora Boutique we attach a meaning card to each piece of jewelry. We do that so the person who receives your gift can wear their jewelry with intention. Not only that, but most Alora pieces are created from recycled materials.

That is why we are making it easy for you to give the perfect gift with this list

October 12, 2017 by Jameela Ghann
Jewelry Making Classes in Calgary - Alora Raises Money for HomeFront

Jewelry Making Classes in Calgary - Alora Raises Money for HomeFront

Alora Boutique offered a two-hour workshop teaching the basics of jewellery making in East Village Junction. Participants made one piece of wearable, jewellery for themselves and they learned about tools and materials used in basic jewellery making.
 
The theme was a fusion of science and art. Those who attended were taught about the mechanics of bicycles and created a cool piece of bike chain jewelry (bike chain from Rath Bicycle).
 
The class was free, but we asked participants for a donation to Homefront. Thank you to everyone who came out. Keep reading for few photos of pieces from the day. 

Book your own jewelry making class with girlfriends please contact us by clicking on this sentence. 

September 18, 2017 by Jameela Ghann
Alora Jewelry. Calgary. Healing Properties and Meanings of Gemstones, Crystals and Quartz

Healing Properties and Meanings of Gemstones, Crystals and Quartz, Explained

There have been various beliefs and theories about how gemstones and quartz have been used to improve your health and your state of mind. Not only are they beautiful stones that can be worn as stylish bracelets, necklaces or earrings, but they are said to empower and encourage you!
September 17, 2017 by Jillian Lam
Alora Gives Back- How Your Purchase Creates a Meaningful Social Impact

Alora Gives Back- How Your Purchase Creates a Meaningful Social Impact

Alora believes in creating a full circle social impact cycle- let's not just give money, but let's actively help them become bold, confident and independent
June 29, 2017 by Jillian Lam