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.
How GIA Grades Diamonds
Learn about GIA's processes to ensure the most accurate and ethical diamond grading results.
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.
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.
Abstracts; Spring 2012
This article, from the Spring 2012 issue of Gems & Gemology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemology.
Jewelry Industry Summit
A report from the second Jewelry Industry Summit, held in Tucson, Arizona on January 29–30, 2017.
Gemstones and Sustainable Development Knowledge Hub
Projects developed by the GemHub to benefit miners, cutters, and others involved in the gem and jewelry industry.
A report from the International Colored Gemstone Association’s Gemstone Industry & Laboratory Conference (GILC), held in Tucson, Arizona on February 1, 2016.