Laws & Regulations in the Industry

We’ll feature the latest regulations covering internet sales tax, the patriot act, the kimberley process, disclosure of gemstone treatments and much more.

Taxation on Online Sales: How Charles Rangel and some Mom and Pop retailers have it wrong!

This is way off topic for us, but what the heck! I’ve just finished reading an article from National Jeweler on Charles Rangel opening the JA jewelry show in New York with a message of support to small jewelers. He is aligned with the “Mom and Pop” jewelers on the subject of trying to impose sales tax on Internet sales…

J.R.Dunn’s Kimberley Process Compliance Letter to Suppliers

As a company we want to ensure that we buy diamonds and diamond jewelry from suppliers who comply with all Kimberley Process requirements. Since 2004 we have been demanding that all diamonds sold to us be regulated through the Kimberley process. This year we’ve taken things a step further and started printing the following statement on our purchase orders;