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“Demand for Fairtrade gold is growing,” claims Cred Jewellery

“Demand for Fairtrade gold is growing,” claims Cred Jewellery

Ethical jeweller Cred has brought in the single largest Doré bar of Fairtrade gold so far in response to consumer demand. Cred’s biggest shipment to date weighed in at 15.517Kgs and contained 82% gold and 16% silver. The jeweller says the next shipment like this is coming in May, and it is already sold out.

First fairtrade gold from Africa arrives in the UK

The first piece of jewellery crafted in fairtrade gold from Africa will be unveiled in London today. Champions of ethics in the industry, Cred Jewellery, will showcase a signet ring at the Goldsmiths Centre in Farringdon tonight – which has been crafted in the precious and fair metal, and designed to represent this momentous occasion.

New online hub offers “largest edit” of unique engagement rings

An online hub claiming to offer the largest edit of unique engagement rings in one place has launched this week. Solely focusing on high-end, non-conventional engagement rings, The Cut London offers visitors quick and easy access to the best designers working in London today, as well as an extensive collection of images to provide inspiration for the

INTERVIEW: Fair Luxury shares details about its seminar series at IJL

On Tuesday at International Jewellery London Fair Luxury will be hosting a selection of seminars. Here, Sarah Greenway, founder of Mosami and organiser of the group’s talks at the show, shares some insight into what the industry can expect from the seminar series. What do you hope visitors will take away from the Fair Luxury talks

EXCLUSIVE: Cred prepares to launch the “ultimate ethical engagement ring”

The makers of the first ever Fairtrade wedding bands, Cred Jewellery, is expanding its ethical jewellery portfolio with the addition of the “ultimate ethical engagement ring”. Cred Jewellery has just announced the launch of lab-grown diamonds, crafted in Fairtrade gold, which will be available from the brand this autumn. Lab-grown stones allow for diamonds mines to

De Beers calls for probe of environmental practices

The Oppenheimer De Beers Group Research Conference is to showcase its latest findings on biodiversity and ecosystem developments in the diamond tradeand has issued a call for the submission of research papers to be presented. The conference provides a platform for those working or studying in ecology, archaeology, palaeontology and cultural, tourist or social research to

Shoppers are avoiding unethical jewellery brands

Consumers are increasingly shunning brands they think have the “wrong values”, new research reveals. According to Real World Insight, two in five consumers say that they have either stopped using or never use a brand if they do not agree with their values or behaviour. In addition, the study which set out to highlight the

Designer makes claim for first Fairmined Ecological Gold collection in UK

Jewellery designer Arabel Lebrusan has launched what it claims to be the first Fairmined Ecological Gold collection in the UK.  Having recently become a Fairmined licensee, Arabel Lebrusan is launching a new collection made from Fairmined Ecological Gold. Fairmined Ecological Gold is gold that has been mined under the strict rules of the Fairmined Certification

Professional Jeweller- Collections of the year 2016

REVEALED: Professional Jeweller’s Collections of the Year 2016

Welcome to Professional Jeweller’s Collections of the Year 2016, the magazine’s annual celebration of the most commercially successful and visually exciting wholesale ranges launched into the UK jewellery market over the past 12 months. Over the following pages we invite you to discover 50 jewellery collections that have inspired, delighted and – most importantly –