Gems — surface mining
Posted by Yvonne Raley on
That is actually a question I come across fairly often in some shape or other. I.e. are your gems ethically sourced, do they meet the Kimberly standards, are they Fair Trade? I have written about this before, but I think it is time to revisit the issue.
Three observations, an anecdote, and finally an indeterminate conclusion: First observation. Most countries in which gemstones are mined these...
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