Category Archives: Responsible Sourcing
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
At Linhardt we have always been an advocate of custom projects taken to the highest level – including custom cutting of precious and semi-precious gemstones. As you may or may not know, diamond cutting is a whole other skill on … Continue reading
You’ve waited long enough! The Source4Style and IOU Project’s “DIY with IOU Sustainable Design Contest’s winning garment by Linhardt is finally up for sale on fab.com. Linhardt rarely works in the garment medium so here’s your chance to scoop up … Continue reading
via the National Jeweler Network: New York–The human rights activist recently recognized with an international award for his work on behalf of the people in Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields is slated to speak at the Rapaport Fair Trade Jewelry Conference … Continue reading
Lisa Linhardt will be a guest speaker at the Fashion Institute of Technology on Tuesday April 24th from 12-3pm to students of the Jewelry Department. Linhardt will be speaking about her experience starting a jewelry business and will also touch … Continue reading
Source 4 Style, the leading place to search and source the world’s leading sustainable textiles, and The IOU Project, a cutting-edge fashion label connecting consumers directly to artisan-producers, announced DIY with IOU – a sustainable design competition to find the … Continue reading
Yale: Enviorment 360 reports with this great article on How a Gold Mining Boom is Killing the Children of Nigeria.