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Prince William And Kate Middleton May Exchange Fair Trade Rings

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The most famous wedding-to-be in recent history is even more precious now: Prince William and Kate Middleton, who are set to marry on April 29, 2011, may exchange fair-trade rings during their vows.

The couple, who have already decided to go the opposite way of Princess Diana and Prince Charles and hold a more low-key ceremony, were recently contacted by royal jewelers at Garrard in hopes they’ll use fair-trade bands of gold. Garrard is also responsible for Princess Diana’s wedding ring, which Middleton is currently sporting as an engagement ring.

With just a few more weeks of planning ahead of them, we hope the unconventional royal couple will bypass another convention: using gold sourced by exploited and underpaid miners. Garrard, along with 20 other companies, have begun using new, fair-trade gold found by ethically treated mine workers.

The charitable couple—who may live in an eco-mansion—are also asking wedding guests to donate to charity in lieu of gifts, but otherwise have kept pretty mum about wedding details. Here’s hoping it’s the greenest royal wedding yet!

(Via TNT Magazine)

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