below are just a few links to articles and interesting information. all of the ethical jewellery information previously on my website has now moved to ethicalmaking.org.
great ethical jewellery resources
for jewellery buyers
https://amazonaid.org/gold-buyers-guide/ with one caveat about the description of RJC - see Who’s Responsible? The RJC and the Burden of Proof
B Corp - https://bcorporation.net/ (for all companies / sectors)
Swiss Psychotropic Gold
Switzerland plays a central role in the global commodity trade with gold and especially in its refining. Having fueled early modern industrialization as well as contemporary finance, Swiss trading and refining activities have influenced vivid cultural, affective and moral economies. They have contributed to Swiss wealth, but also to national narratives of independence, safety and white supremacy. The volume follows the entanglements of the global metabolism of gold by tracking down the elusive and often invisible paths of molecules, affects and violence: Swiss Psychotropic Gold.
Is recycled gold an ethical jewellery option?various articles
Christina MillerWhat do you really want to accomplish by sourcing recycled gold?Our February Living Room brought together varying perspectives to examine recycled gold in the context of responsible sourcing. This Living Room session sought to identify what we know and don’t know about recycled gold, the true impacts of the material, how it fits into a responsible sourcing practice, and other considerations to explore such as how the material is marketed.Living Room Session: Recycled Gold Mar 03, 2021
October 15, 2020
To recycle or not to recycle that is the question
by Greg Valerio
May 30, 2010
Recycled Gold Jewelry – How ethical is it really?
By Greg Valerio
September 14, 2016
Is recycled gold an ethical choice?
How to Start up Sustainably by Ute Decker: Podcast with Juliet FallowfieldPodcast with Juliet FallowfieldIn this new podcast, Ute Decker discusses how to start up a sustainable business with Juliet Fallowfield. Listen to the podcast - find it on all major platforms 'As this...
Initiatives in Art and Culture's - Gold Virtual conference, "All That Glitters".Vision and Leadership in Incentivizing and Supporting More Responsible Mining in the Jewelry Supply Chain October 25, 2020Initiatives In Art And Culture | Ethics & Sustainability In Gold And Diamond Enterprise Virtual Conference. Jeweler Ute Decker is a panelist on the session “No Going Back: Supporting Responsible Mining in the Jewelry Supply Chain.”