09 January 2023
Over the past 10 years, most designers and jewelers have opted for responsible gold. Some defend mined gold, extracted by local communities which have adopted respectful practices, and bearing labels such as Fairmined, Fairtrade, SMO (Single Mine Origin) for larger-scaled mines, etc. Others advocate recycled gold, metal that’s already been used in jewelry, electronics, ingots, etc. A third approach is to mix the two.
Who’s using what? Recycled or/and mined gold ? In this issue we offer a non-exhaustive overview of pieces heralding these new jewelry values.
Patrick Schein, the voice of responsibly mined gold
5 things you need to know about the impact of gold mining on nature
Botter, the Dutch creative duo made up of Lisi Herrebrugh and Rushemy Botter have turned colorful little cars into jewelry.
On “Wing Shop” the new e-shop of Noor Fares, you can entirely customize the “Fly Me to the Moon” earrings.
The positive values initiated by Léon Rouvenat, almost two centuries on, are modernized.
During the conference organized by the jeweler L’Or du Monde (pioneers in the use of recycled gold), the Systext association painted an apocalyptic picture...
Barrie ans Goossens have pooled their expertise: Barrie, famous for its cashmeres, and Goossens, known for its antique-style golden couture jewelry.
Louise de Rotschild and Keagan Ramsamy, two gemology enthusiasts, are giving the name Mazarin to their shiny new recycled gold and synthetic diamond brand.