Our company is a leading pioneer in ethically sourced jewelry. Since June, 2015, we have been the only Fairtrade Gold jeweler in the USA. As of 2018, all of our two tone gold over silver pendants, earrings, and bracelets have been made with this certified gold from ASM (artisanal and small-scale mining) operations in Peru.
Additionally, many of our wedding rings can be made with Fairtrade Gold upon request.
Here, in a video we produced from our footage in Africa, Tina Mwasha, Tanzania's first woman mining engineer, answers the question, "Why should Americans care about buying jewelry made with Fairtrade Gold?"
Fairtrade offers the millions of people working in artisan mining in developing countries the best chance to work their way out of poverty and exploitation.
With Fairtrade that supports empowered producers and ethical international business people, small-scale gold mining can become an economic driver that alleviates poverty and preserves the environment. Read More
Marc Choyt was sponsored by Fairtrade to attend a round table conference in London, representing North American jewelers. Eugenio Huayhua Vera, who had been flown in from Sotrami, Peru, tells how he started. ReadMore
The purchase of jewelry made with recycled precious metals does not diminish the atrocities and tragedies associated with large or small-scale metal mining. Certified Fairtrade Gold makes a real difference. ReadMore