He was the former special advisor for conflict diamonds at the U.S. State Department.
It will be for all companies that deal in lab-grown materials.
Local gallery Balefire Goods will host it from Sept. 15-16 amid other industry sourcing events in the city.
The platform, developed by Gübelin and Everledger, has also undergone a redesign.
What the industry should know about regulations, what kinds of coral are considered precious, and more about the rare material.
The non-invasive laser markings are imprinted inside the crystal lattice and can only be seen with a specialized scanner.
All SCS-007 certified diamonds graded, scanned, and laser inscribed by the gem lab can now carry a “Sustainably Rated” claim.
From inclusivity in the workplace to climate change, these are the issues the jewelry giant is prioritizing.
The digital event is slated for June 10-12 and is free to interested trade buyers.
“River of Gold” covers destructive and illegal gold mining in the Amazon.
It comes as the organization restructures its grant and scholarship opportunities under a new framework with pillars.
Three of the key players talk about the challenges involved, how the project has changed miners’ lives, and where it goes from here.
As the importance of mine-to-market grows, some worry about its feasibility for all the diamond industry’s players.
Khomotso Ramodipa, Sarah Russell and Kevin Vantyghem reflect on the market before and during COVID, and share thoughts on what’s next.
Many jewelry designers are striving to create beautiful pieces of jewelry that don’t negatively impact the Earth.
The e-tailer is giving the colored stones in the mine-to-market initiative its largest platform yet.
The March 11 event will also feature a conversation with key leaders from the diamond-producing nation of Botswana.
The World Diamond Council reminds the trade that rough diamond exports from the Central African Republic remain restricted to a handful of “green zones.”
The government says they are wholly owned subsidiaries of a conglomerate owned or controlled by the Burmese military, which was behind the recent coup.
Whether a bridal customer wants something sentimental, unique or ethically sourced, the category allows them to say “yes.”
She succeeds Anna Martin and will be supported by Vice President Kathy Corey, co-owner of Day’s Jewelers.
But they have very little knowledge about the area, indicating the trade needs to have clear messaging about origin and benefit to the buyer.
The designs had to incorporate stones from the challenge’s sponsor, Columbia Gem House.
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.