Category Archives: Responsible Sourcing
Sara and David have both been strong supporters of Linhardt Design since we were in our East Village location. In fact, I even remember Sara attending our Grand Opening back in 2008 when we first opened our doors to the … Continue reading
(via National Geographic) Belgium joined the U.S., France, Gabon, Chad, China, Zambia, and the Philippines on Wednesday morning, when it became the latest nation to destroy its ivory stockpile. Read more here.
More progress regarding the Earthworks Bristol Bay Campaign – (via National Jeweler Network:) London–Yet another miner is un-staking its claim from the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska, leaving the sole owner of the project to hunt for new partners. Read … Continue reading
(via National Jeweler Network) New York–The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has implemented what is essentially a comprehensive ban on the commercial trade of elephant ivory, which comes as part of the White House’s new strategy for combating wildlife trafficking. … Continue reading
(via National Jeweler Network) Abidjan, Ivory Coast–After being deemed compliant by the Kimberley Process in November, the Ivory Coast will urge the United Nations to lift its embargo on the nation’s diamond exports at a meeting scheduled for next month, … Continue reading
Linhardt Design is a strong supporter of the Earthworks Bristol Bay campaign and has vowed as a retailer to never use gold from the mine if the project moves forward – but good news is that the project is not … Continue reading
Linhardt Design was an early adopter of the BCorp Certification and we recently just renewed our pledge. What does that mean? Take a look here.
Still not thrilled about this – read the latest about Zimbabwe diamonds via National Jeweler Network: Antwerp–The first tender of rough diamonds from the Marange region of Zimbabwe in Antwerp will take place this week, Botswana-based diamond company First Element (Pty.) … Continue reading
Linhardt Design urges for a new definition of the Kimberley Process especially due to its latest news – check this out (via National Jeweler Network) Johannesburg–Though there is no new definition for conflict, members of the Kimberley Process did pave the … Continue reading
(via the National Jeweler Network:) Johannesburg–Last year at this time, the stage was set for a climatic meeting in Washington, with the Kimberley Process voting on an issue that had been debated and discussed all year: broadening the definition of “conflict” … Continue reading
(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