Rooted in the Spirit of the Handmade

Aide-mémoire handcrafts heirloom-quality engagement rings, wedding rings, and fine jewelry using socially conscious and environmentally friendly methods.

To highlight fellow Makers in the handmade community, our brick-and-mortar shop showcases our own collection of fine jewelry, as well as the work of Artists and Makers forging their own unconventional, creative-driven career paths.

We are especially excited to welcome a new Maker to our shop on the second Saturday of each month. Join us for our monthly Trunk Show Pop-ups and celebrate the joy of the independent spirit with us!

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Why We Are No Longer Using the Term "Conflict-free"

Why We Are No Longer Using the Term "Conflict-free"

We are heeding the call to action by The Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition (KPCSC) to abandon the term conflict-free. Why this term is problematic:First of all, the reality is that there is no way that anyone can say with absolute certainty that anything is 100% conflict-free. No one is omniscient, so it's not realistic to call something conflict-free unless you were physically present to...

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High Five with The Bower Studio

High Five with The Bower Studio

Welcome January 2022 - planet earth made it to another year. This month, I’d like to introduce you to Isa Wang and Vincent Frano, the creative and multi-talented founders of The Bower Studio. Our shop carries their line of enchanting illustrated cards and art prints, highlighting North America’s diverse flora and fauna.  We're delighted by the plantable seed paper their notecards are printed on. Each card is...

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