Falling down the rabbit hole: an introduction to Mineralien

Falling down the rabbit hole: an introduction to Mineralien

About 6 years ago I, like Alice, fell down a rabbit hole and into a completely new world of lily-pads, horsetails, zebra-stripes, rain and silk. This kaleidoscopic universe is what you find inside gemstones. You can peek through the keyhole with a loupe but what you really need is a microscope to see any detail.

Great British Talent

Great British Talent

We were invited by the National Association of Jewellers to join them on their Great British Talent stand at the Jewellery and Watch Show.

Knowledge share with Dan Odida from Kenyan Gold mining co-operative MICODEPRO

Knowledge share with Dan Odida from Kenyan Gold mining co-operative MICODEPRO

Ever since we became registered as Fairtrade licensees, I’ve been intrigued not only by the whole process of gold mining but the accreditation process too.  So, when we heard that Fairtrade had invited Dan Omondi Odida, the General Secretary of MICODEPRO, to visit the UK we jumped at the chance to meet him.