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How to Travel Brazil: Gemstones Edition

Brazil is a tropical locale well-known for exotic animals and plants, futból, sandy beaches, and jungle-clad mountains. Some of these mountains rise like monuments in the middle of cities, such as Sugarloaf Mountain in the ever-colorful and playful Rio de Janeiro. The country also contains the renowned Amazon River, not to mention superb gemstones in a kaleidoscope of saturated, luscious colors.

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“Candelabra” Necklace
The Rock Hound: Muzo Emeralds and Ethical Practices

Susi Smither discusses her sustainable, responsible, and ethically based business practices.

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Mining site at Zahamena National Park, Madagascar
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.

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Emerging Designer Wins Grant to Create Ethical Brand

Designer’s frequent world travels laid a foundation of creative experimentation, design inspiration and social responsibility.

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Sustainably mined yellow sapphire with a transparent chain of custody.
Ethical and Sustainable Vertical Integration in the Sapphire Market

The recession of 2008 transforms a gem business into a vertically integrated operation.

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“Ethics of Jewelry” panelists at the Met.
"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.

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Colored Gems – Mine to Market
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Mine to Market: The ‘Adventure Story’ of Colored Stones

A GIA team travels the world to discover and document what happens as colored gems travel from mine to market.

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How GIA Grades Diamonds

Learn about GIA's processes to ensure the most accurate and ethical diamond grading results.

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Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference

Experts at the Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference discuss safe, sustainable, ethical gem production and jewelry design.

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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.

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