26Sep Nineteen48 UK Tour September / October 2022


There will be a few opportunities to see Nineteen48's gemstones during September and October 2022. At venues around the UK, we will be showcasing a range of gemstones from traceable sources in Sri Lanka, Tanzania,…

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17Sep Three years of Moyo Milestones - an interview with Cristina Villegas


We are very honoured to be part of the pioneering Moyo Gems project, which has now been running for more than 3 years, working initially with artisanal gemstone miners in Tanzania and, more recently, in Kenya…

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08Sep Gem Fair in Edinburgh with Gemstones Brazil


On Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th September, Gemstones Brazil and Nineteen48 are hosting an ethical gem fair in Edinburgh.This is a collaborative partnership between two of the UK’s leading suppliers of responsibly sourced gemstones, Stuart…

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23Aug The UK Ethical Gem Fair Returns to London


On Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th September, Nineteen48 is joining with Fair Trade Gemstones to host a gem fair at the British Academy of Jewellery (BAJ) in central London.The event will run from 10am to…

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02Jun Nineteen48 Converts to a Community Interest Company


In May 2022, as part of its preparations to become a B Corp, Nineteen48 converted to a Community Interest Company (CIC).A CIC is a special type of limited company which exists to benefit the community…

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18May Moyo Gems Celebrates Its Third Anniversary


In May 2022, we celebrated the third anniversary of the Moyo Gems project.Moyo Gems is a collaboration between Pact (a US-based, not-for-profit), the Tanzanian Women Miners Association (TAWOMA), three commercial partners (ANZA Gems, Nineteen48 and…

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14May Penzance Gem Fair at Justin Duance


On Friday 20th May, we will be at Justin Duance Jewellery in Penzance, Cornwall, for a gem fair from 11am to 3pm.There will be a range of gemstones to buy, including sapphire, ruby, opal, aquamarine,…

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10Mar Global Gold Transparency Initiative


Although Nineteen48 does not supply gold (or diamonds), this initiative should be promoted throughout our industry and have our wholehearted support.Below is an open letter from the newly-formed Global Gold Transparency Initiative published on 10th…

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22Oct Moyo Gems Project Update 2021


Despite all of the challenges of the last 18 months, the Moyo Gems project with the artisanal gemstone miners in Tanga, Tanzania, has continued successfully.Our local team comprised of members of the Tanzanian Women Miners'…

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20Aug Jewellery Designs Using Nineteen48 Gemstones


We are constantly amazed at the stunning jewellery that our customers make with our gemstones.These are just a few of the recent examples.Australian sapphire in a recycled gold ring by Claire TroughtonSri Lankan blue sapphire…

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