Category Archives: Responsible Sourcing
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.
Many Thanks to one of our favorite bloggers, Petra of Pretty Little Green Things for including Linhardt is her top 1o Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas! Check out the other gifts here.
Great article on Bloomberg regarding the rise of diamond prices. Read the article here.
Great article from the NY Times regarding diamonds in Zimbabwe: “Tens of millions of dollars in diamond profits are said to be bypassing the treasury of Zimbabwe and ending up with President Robert Mugabe and his supporters.” Read here!
One of our first photo shoots was with Entrepreneur/Eco-fashion Model/Activist Summer Rayne Oakes, who is probably one of the most interesting people I have ever met. Not only is she naturally gorgeous, Cornell-educated, the founder of Source4Style (among MANY other … Continue reading
The NGO Global Witness has announced to leave the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme. As you know I have been blogging about this for a while now (click on “Responsible Sourcing” to read more) and have strong opinions on selling KP-Certified … Continue reading
Congratulations to clients Carly and Sean who are recently engaged with a gorgeous simple Linhardt solitaire featuring the custom “Champagne” gold! Originally I experimented with gold colors since responsibly-sourced Champagne Diamonds (which are naturally champagne in color) did not look … Continue reading
I just received this fabulous wedding image from clients Melissa and Eric out in Colorado, who commissioned me for custom Linhardt engagement and wedding rings. They didn’t know what they wanted to make, but knew that an important element was … Continue reading
After a long battle on whether to allow the controversial Zimbabwe Marange diamonds from entering the Kimberly Process Certification Scheme, the final consensus was determined on Thursday. As I mentioned in an earlier posting, various NGOs planned to ban the … Continue reading