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Making A Fairtrade Gold Wedding Ring By Hand In 11 Steps

Marc Choyt | Jan 14, 2019 | Makers World
 Over the last several years, due to the unavailability of Fairtrade gold rings in the US, we have been making them in our studio, using old world methods that relatively few jewelers even know how to utilize today. Below we’ve illustrated the step-by-step process of making one of our Classic Comfort Fit flat top bands:

Fairtrade Gold vs Dirty Gold Infographic

Marc Choyt | Dec 03, 2018 | Ethical Outlooks
The difference between Fairtrade Gold and dirty gold runs deep. Let this handy infographic be your guide! Each link sends you to a short article explaining the aspect in question in a bit more detail. #NoDirtyGold

Fairtrade/Fairmined Gold In the US/UK

Marc Choyt | Sep 21, 2018 | Ethical Jewelry Expose
In retrospect, this split between Fairtrade USA and FLO was major blow to the ethical jewelry market. Call it collateral damage. You’ll understand more as you read on, but let me just say now that the biggest victims of this split were small-scale gold miners around the world. Had this breakup not occurred, it’s likely that the US would currently have a Fairtrade Gold market much larger than wha

"Eco-Friendly" Recycled Gold Infographic

Marc Choyt | Aug 03, 2018 | Ethical Outlooks
The more recycled paper we use, the fewer trees we cut down. True. The more recycled gold we use, the less we mine. False.

15 Reasons You Should Buy Fairtrade Gold Jewelry vs Recycled Jewelry

Marc Choyt | Sep 02, 2016 | Ethical Outlooks
The most important question to ask your jeweler is: is this piece traceable from mine to market? And yes, this definitely applies to jewelers who use recycled gold wedding rings.

 
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