What Are Ethically Sourced Diamonds?

What Are Ethically Sourced Diamonds?


Ethically-sourced: In the absence of universal jewelry industry standards and definitions of fair-trade, "ethically-sourced" refers to gems that have been mined, cut and polished with regard for the social and environmental impact. Whether or not a gem is ethically-sourced, the process of mining has significant environmental consequences. However, ethically sourced gems go beyond just conflict-free to indicate a positive community contribution.

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Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 5:36pm

CAMPAIGN: Making Sustainable Jewlery Mainstream

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