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Demand for Fairtrade gold continues to increase in the UK

The latest shipment of Fairtrade gold brought into the UK was the biggest to date as demand keeps on growing. Cred Jewellery reveals last month’s import was a huge 19.1kg in weight and came from Fairtrade accredited gold mine Macdesa, in Southern Peru. This is the single biggest import of Fairtrade gold, beating the last

Atelier Swarovski unveils first Fairtrade gold collection at Baselworld

Today, Atelier Swarovski has unveiled its first Fairtrade gold collection as the brand reaffirms its commitment to conscious luxury. The latest fine jewellery collection, which can be viewed at the iconic Swarovski stand at Baselworld, puts sustainability centre stage with a range adorned with Swarovski created diamonds crafted in white 18ct Fairtrade gold. This launch

Over 100 trade professionals successfully secure Fairtrade Gold Ambassador status

125 trade members have now successfully completed a free Fairtrade Gold Ambassador e-learning programme for jewellery professionals. The e-platform, created by the Fairtrade Foundation in partnership with industry professionals including JHJ Consultancy and The Goldsmiths’ Company, is aimed at those responsible for selling gold jewellery and supports sales staff to talk confidently about Fairtrade Gold

Weston Beamor team secures Fairtrade Ambassador status

Each member of the 12-strong customer facing team at Weston Beamor has successfully completed the Fairtrade Foundation’s online ‘Fairtrade Gold Sales Ambassador Certificate of Accreditation’.  Completing this online sales training for jewellery professionals working with Fairtrade gold has ensured that Weston Beamor’s team is au fait with the Fairtrade Foundation’s modus operandi and understands fully

10 things the jewellery industry learned in 2017

As we pull the party poppers and jump into a new year, it’s time to reflect on the most important trends and stories of 2017 and think about how these will shape the next 12 months… 1. Retailers are returning to gold The branded boutique boom is fading, and now retailers are reflecting on which

Ethical Jewellery Highly Commended: Syanyonja by Cred Jewellery

Cred Jewellery has always been a leader in ethical jewellery, and this year the brand launched the ‘ultimate’ ethical engagement ring collection. Cred was the first brand to bring Fairtrade wedding bands to the market, and now it’s going one step further in its mission to only provide ethical jewels. The Syanyonja collection, which has