Fairtrade Gold and precious metals are a ground breaking initiative that offers a lifeline to low-income and exploited small-scale miners around the world. It links consumers of jewellery with the source of their purchase. It is this link through Fairtrade Standards and certification that makes Fairtrade Gold highly ethical. Learn more about Fairtrade's work with gold here

“As the UK’s leading Jewellery Association, our mission is to increase confidence in the UK consumer’s purchase of jewellery; through the integrity, professionalism, governance, representation, education, training and creativity of our members”. Learn more about The National Association of Jewellers here.

The Gemmological Association of Great Britain, or Gem-A, is the world’s longest established provider of gem and jewellery education. Gem-A forms an international community of gem professionals and enthusiasts. With our commitment to high educational standards, we serve the interests of the gem and jewellery industries and support gemmological research worldwide. Learn more about Gem-A here. 

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