Category Archives: Responsible Sourcing
(via National Jeweler Network) Brussels–A decision by European Union to lift sanctions against a state-run diamond mining company in Zimbabwe is drawing criticism from the same non-governmental organization that exited the Kimberley Process over issues in the nation. (read more … Continue reading
via National Jeweler Network: Washington–Despite some democratic progress in Myanmar (formerly Burma)–and reports that perhaps the import sanctions on gemstones may be lifted–President Barack Obama has extended the ban on Burmese rubies and jade… (read more here)
THANK YOU (more thanks here) to all who came out to celebrate the Linhardt Grand Opening in Nolita with us! Enjoy these great photos by Yoon Kim (If you use or link please do credit the photographer and show some … Continue reading
We are proud to say that all Linhardt diamonds come with certification from the Gemological Institute of America – who have recently been recognized as one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2013″ by the Ethisphere Institute! Read more … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that Linhardt is now a select designer at the beautifully curated Stone & Strand e-boutique. Stone & Strand is a fine jewelry destination that transports the age old relationship of a personal jeweler and their … Continue reading
via National Jeweler Network: Brussels–The European Union voted earlier this week to maintain sanctions against the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corp. (ZMDC) until “free and fair” elections take place in the southern African nation, Global Witness said. Read more here.
via National Jeweler Network: London–Global Witness wants European Union foreign ministers to strengthen measures that restrict sales of diamonds from Zimbabwe Marange diamond fields, not ease them. Read more here.
Interesting post from Cecilia Gardner, the president and CEO of the Jewelers Vigilance Committee regarding the Kimberley Process controversy… via National Jeweler Network.
Congratulations to Erin and Tim who recently got engaged with a Linhardt diamond solitaire, made in recycled platinum! Tim has been a long time client and friend of Linhardt – We are so honored to have been a part of … Continue reading
One of our hottest items from our GG collection (more “subtle” jewelry) at Linhardt this Holiday: For those who know me and my mini-obsession with serpents, I decide to give a quick nod to my beloved beasts with a delicate … Continue reading
Great blog posting by journalist (and Linhardt shopper!) Michelle Graff for the National Jeweler Network – What is to come for Zimbabwe and the Kimberley Process diamond certification? Read her blog post here, and follow it up with her latest … Continue reading
(via the National Jeweler Network:) Harare, Zimbabwe–A two-day diamond conference concluded Tuesday with one industry leader vowing to ask the U.S. and the European Union to lift sanctions on Zimbabwean diamonds while a non-governmental organization blasted the African nation for … Continue reading
Even though I am disappointed that more progress has not been made to re-define the standards of the Kimberley Process (especially with a US representative as chair) at least the public is able to hear direct statements from Gillian Milovanovic, who … Continue reading