The initiative’s inaugural project is a design challenge culminating in an auction to benefit three organizations focused on justice and equity in the industry.
And more on where the initiative is at in its mission to eradicate the use of mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining.
Slated for Nov. 9-13, the all-digital event also features a pay-what-you-can ticket scheme for 2020.
Funds raised from bids and donations will go to its new initiative—a miner toolkit.
The designation is awarded to socially and environmentally friendly companies.
Started in response to the pandemic, Virtu Gem sells rough from miners in Zambia and Malawi.
Monica Stephenson of Anza Gems and Moyo Gems is the new president of the board of directors.
She will serve under new President Edward Asscher and is set to succeed him in 2022.
The giving campaign will help lower the electricity costs for the Mwatate Children’s Home.
The sustainability champion visited diamond mining communities in the country for her new short-form documentary series, Fashionscapes.
It’s the first time the event, held for years in the U.K., will be stateside.
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff recounts the stories and trends of 2010-2019 that had the greatest impact on the fine jewelry industry.