Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Why It's Important to Recycle Gold

We strive to be mindful about our impact on the planet - making all of our jewelry locally, exclusively purchasing our stones from trustworthy, family-run sources (not to mention that all of our diamonds are conflict-free), and recycling our gold and silver whenever possible.

Why? Because of the horrific and life-threatening ways in which new gold is mined. Please take a minute and a half and watch the trailer to this film "The Money Stone." It's an educational glimpse into the gold-mining trade of Ghana, as it struggles to keep up with an oppressive international demand for new gold.

Here's a still from The Money Stone:

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