Jewelry That Benefits the Gulf Coast!

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The oil spill disaster in the Gulf Coast is one of the largest catastrophes of our generation. How can college girls help? The answer is unusual: start by shopping. Intrigued? Read on to discover where you can shop and make a difference in the Gulf at the same time!

Mignon Faget is a jewelry designer based out of New Orleans who is dedicated to raising awareness about the oil spill and its effects. Her Gulf Coast collection is inspired by the marine life affected by the spill. The collection includes pins with silver pelicans, fish, and oysters; silver pendants, and a charm bracelet. Ten percent of the proceeds are donated to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana.

Additionally, make sure to check out all the beautifully-crafted "save the gulf" jewelry on Etsy! HC intern Mallory already ordered this adorable pendant!


Would you be interested in purchasing jewelry that benefits a good cause?

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Originally from Boston, Hannah is now a sophomore at New York University and loves life in the big city. Her favorite things include poking fun at celebrities on Twitter, yoga, leopard print shoes, Frank Sinatra, and her little sister Julia. Hannah was Her Campus's first editorial intern in Summer 2010 and has since continued her involvement with HC as the High School Editor and head of the High School Ambassador program. She is a former Seventeen and Huffington Post intern, where she researched and wrote about celebrities and once made lunch for Kylie Jenner. Read her short-form ramblings at @hannahorens.