Third Jewelry Industry Summit in Tucson, AZ

Two days of intense learning: “Pathways to Responsible Sourcing” As a not for profit, charitable organization The Jewelry Industry Summit strives to bring the jewelry industry together to encourage and facilitate meaningful, solution-driven activities that continue to...
Gold panning in Colombia, an uncomfortable cultural heritage

Gold panning in Colombia, an uncomfortable cultural heritage

An initiative to protect a heritage at risk In June 2012 an application was filed to the Colombian Ministry of Culture for the traditional barequeo[1], a panning technique used to obtain gold with manual tools on the riverbed and shores of the Cauca river and its...