The final step to achieving a mercury free dream

The final step to achieving a mercury free dream

Article by Christina Miller (October 2018) The general assistant of Gualconda mine and president of the Asociación Agro Minera de los Andes “Fortaleza”, Rolberto Alvarez, has been on a mission to eliminate mercury from the processes used by the 13 member association...
Beyond the tip of certified sustainable production iceberg

Beyond the tip of certified sustainable production iceberg

Article for Solidaridad (August 2018) In the last decade, we have seen a spectacular increase in sustainability initiatives and Voluntary Sustainability Standards. A lot has been accomplished through the joint efforts of companies, governments, NGOs and research...
Italian jewelry market: no fear to change

Italian jewelry market: no fear to change

In 2009, 9 years ago, the Jewelry shop founded by my granpa in 1926, Belloni’s Jewelry, began to buy sustainable gold, coming from South America through an English supplier. We soon created our brand – Ethical Gold – and at the beginning we focused on wedding rings....