Category Archives: Responsible Sourcing

stone & strand adds linhardt as a select designer

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

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european union sanctions on zimbabwe diamonds upheld for now

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.

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ngo calls on european union to maintain zimbabwe diamond sanctions

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.

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ethical considerations for the diamond trade

Interesting post from Cecilia Gardner, the president and CEO of the Jewelers Vigilance Committee regarding the Kimberley Process controversy… via National Jeweler Network.  

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erin + tim get engaged!

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

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holiday gift idea: the eden necklace

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

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zimbabwe and its role in diamond certification

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

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improved diamond cutting services at linhardt

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

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linhardt’s sustainable design contest winner for sale on fab.com

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

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linhardt to speak at the fashion institute in nyc

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

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linhardt a finalist in worldwide sustainable design competition

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

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how a gold mining boom is killing the children of nigeria

Yale: Enviorment 360 reports with this great article on How a Gold Mining Boom is Killing the Children of Nigeria.

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