Foe & Dear is made with the environment in mind.
Founded by Katherine Schlattman in 2009, our team of designers create jewelry that is eco-conscious and sustainably made. We use recycled metals, fair-trade gold, and conflict-free gemstones to create one-of-a-kind pieces.
With a desire to do things differently, we ethically source our materials to ensure our jewelry has the lowest impact on Mother Earth. We are a company that believes in sustainable and eco-friendly jewelry practices. As a member of the Canadian Jewellers Association, we are committed to the highest industry ethics and social responsibility, and therefore agree to:
Giving back to our community is key. By conserving the environment and inspiring people to be more sustainable, we can truly make a difference. Learn more about our 1% For The Planet Partnership + Community Outreach Programs.
Foe & Dear pieces are designed in Vancouver, Canada.
We acknowledge that our office is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.
The Foe & Dear Team is one of inclusion and diversity. Our team is made up of individuals from a variety of backgrounds/ethnicities. Each valued and appreciated for the talent they bring to work everyday.
We encourage creativity and growth within our company. Our work with various photographers and creatives allows us to showcase fresh perspectives in the industry. We use our platform to inform, educate, and highlight causes that are close to our hearts.
Foe & Dear is a community of love and connection. We believe in supporting each other and creating ethically made jewelry for all to enjoy. Caring for the environment and using sustainable practices is the key to our happiness.
Thank you for being part of our journey. We’re glad that you’re here.
Learn more about our team below
- THE F&D TEAM -
Libra/Year of the Ox/INFP
I find inspiration mostly through nature, art, architecture and past travels. Anything could spark inspiration though... Like the way a leaf curves, or the colors of the sunset.
My ideal day off is sitting out on our sunny patio with an iced coffee, a good book, and with Meli and T by my side.
My favourite F&D piece is the Chain Ring in yellow gold.
Leo/Year of the Rooster/ENFJ
I get most of my inspirations from books and interaction with others.
My ideal weekend is relaxing on my balcony with my favourite music and an iced oat milk latte.
Meli Francis Doodlebean
F&D Dreamgirl/Snack Lover/Best Friend/Elegant Angel
Cancer/Year of the Sheep/ENTP
I love being in the studio with the team. I bring smiles, kisses, and happiness everywhere I go. If you have a treat, I’ll eat it. If you want a cuddle, I’ll give it. I enjoy sharing my love with everyone.
My ideal weekend would include playing in the sun with Papa T and Mama K and swimming in the ocean.
My favourite F&D piece is the Meli Hair Claws.
Sagittarius/Year of the Snake/INFP
Foe & Dear is a place for me to explore various art practices and weave them into our everyday visuals. Whether it’s writing, styling, or creating campaigns, storytelling is at the forefront of my work. Creating art with our team is a dream come true.
I find inspiration in an array of forms. I’ll resonate with a glimpse of light dancing across my bedroom wall, the soft warmth of morning sun, it's endless. It’s all connected to the beauty of life.
My ideal day would include exploring nature, reading poetry, and spending time with my friends and family.
My favourite F&D piece is the Cigar Band Ring in yellow gold.
Aries/Year of the Wood Pig/ENFJA
I find inspiration from art galleries, flipping through fashion / art books or travelling
My ideal day off self care, spending time outdoors or catching up with friends :)
My favourite F&D piece is the Macaroni Hoop Earrings
She/Her or They/Them
Pisces/Year of the Dog/INFJ
I work remotely for Foe & Dear creating content for our social media and website focusing on illustration and education while also working on our digital organization, this involves a satisfying amount of spreadsheets. I have a background in Illustration and love working with my hands.
I find inspiration in natural textures found in the landscape, like the way the tide leaves ripples in the sand. When I search for inspiration it is typically by going through books on historical sculpture and ceramics.
My ideal day-off starts with a late morning coffee and spending most of the day lounging barefoot in the grass reading short essays and napping.
My favourite F&D piece is the Paisley Ring.
Taurus/Year of the Rooster/INFP-T
Things Lyndsey loves - Old 70's movies, disco, tiktok, and gouache painting.
My ideal day off is drinking at three different coffee shops all in one day, living my "main character" fantasy.
My Favourite F&D piece is the Baby Sapphire Necklace.
Social Media Manager
Cancer/Year of the Rat/INFP
I find most of my inspiration in nature - especially during the spring and summer months spent in my garden - or in the pages of a good book when the rain comes out.
My ideal day off includes a slow morning, lots of coffee, time for creativity, and good company.
My Favourite F&D piece is the Shell Charm Necklace.
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