Tag Archives: gold

Fairtrade Gold Africa

Guest Blog – Launch of Fairtrade Gold from Africa

We’re very grateful to Alice Rochester, senior jewellery designer and ethical jewellery expert, from Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery for allowing us to republish her excellent article about the launch of Fairtrade Gold from Africa… On Thursday 21st September I was lucky enough to be present at an event which marked the launch of the newest Fairtrade […]

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FAIR LUXURY 2017 – OUR CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS AND REVIEW

On 25th and 26th April, the Assay Office Birmingham hosted the second annual Fair Luxury conference. As part of the organising team, it was with immense satisfaction that we saw the event come together so successfully after many months of planning and hard work. The two days were packed with talks from expert speakers, fascinating […]

The Jewellery Industry Summit 2017 – a delegate’s view of the conference

The second Jewelry Industry Summit (JIS) took place on Sunday 30th and Monday 31st January, 2017, at the Tucson Convention Centre in Arizona. The summit brought together over 100 professionals from all parts of the industry to discuss issues relating to the responsible and transparent sourcing of some of the main materials we need to […]

Fairtrade logo on a gold wedding band

A campaign to change lives? “I DO” says Fairtrade Gold

On Wednesday 14th January, 2015, the Fairtrade Foundation launched its “I DO” campaign in London. The initiative aims to raise $1 million from sales of wedding rings made with Fairtrade Gold to support artisanal gold miners in some of the world’s poorest countries. To reach their target, an estimated 100,000 wedding rings will need to […]