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First blockchain for coloured gemstones promises transparency for entire jewellery trade

First blockchain for coloured gemstones promises transparency for entire jewellery trade

Innovative technology will track the provenance of all gemstones every step along the supply chain.

De Beers welcomes Signet as first jeweller to join blockchain pilot programme

The world’s largest retailer of diamond jewellery, Signet, has been announced as the first jeweller to join the pilot programme for the De Beers Group-led blockchain, Tracr. Signet, the owner of UK jewellery retailers H Samuel and Ernest Jones, joins a growing list of industry leaders trialling the platform during its pilot phase and enabling

De Beers successfully tracks first diamonds from mine to retail

De Beers Group today announced that it has successfully tracked 100 high-value diamonds along the value chain during the pilot of its industry blockchain platform, marking the first time the group’s diamonds have been digitally tracked from mine to retail. An immutable and secure digital trail was created for a selection of rough diamonds mined

Jewellery firms partner with IBM on industry blockchain initiative

A group of five gold and diamond industry companies, and an independent laboratory, have joined forced with technology firm IBM to develop the first cross-industry initiative to use blockchain technology to track the origin of jewellery and ensure it is ethically sourced. The blockchain collaboration, known as TrustChain, will track and authenticate diamonds, precious metals

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