The Rock Hound: Muzo Emeralds and Ethical Practices
Susi Smither discusses her sustainable, responsible, and ethically based business practices.
The Color of Responsibility: Ethical Issues and Solutions in Colored Gemstones
Examines the challenges of ethical sourcing and production of colored stones, and what some industry leaders are doing to address the situation.
Emerging Designer Wins Grant to Create Ethical Brand
Designer’s frequent world travels laid a foundation of creative experimentation, design inspiration and social responsibility.
Ethical and Sustainable Vertical Integration in the Sapphire Market
The recession of 2008 transforms a gem business into a vertically integrated operation.
"The Ethics of Jewelry" at MetFridays
A summary of “The Ethics of Jewelry” panel, held at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on January 25, 2019.
How GIA Grades Diamonds
Learn about GIA's processes to ensure the most accurate and ethical diamond grading results.
Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference
Experts at the Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference discuss safe, sustainable, ethical gem production and jewelry design.
Gem Treatment Disclosure and U.S. Law
In recent years, the obligation to fully disclose all gem treatments has changed from a mere ethical responsibility to a legal one.
Sourcing Stones with Columbia Gem House
Thoughts from a longtime Tucson exhibitor on responsible practices and the changing market trends.
An Era of Sweeping Change in Diamond and Colored Stone Production Markets
The diamond, colored stone, and pearl businesses have witnessed unprecedented change since the turn of the 21st century.