One of the greatest thing my family and I take pride in is getting to know our clients on a personal level. Many of them have great stories to tell, both family and work related, and when you take the time to listen you can learn a lot. While doing this is fairly easy when a client walks into either…
You know every once in a while there is something in life that triggers self examination and for the diamond industry it’s a movie set in 1999 at the height of Sierra Leone’s civil war. It’s made us take additional action, this year in particular, to strengthen and improve our industry’s already existing chain of warranties.
On the subject of social accountability and ethics in the jewelry industry, my family and I were so impressed with the standards of Cut by Tolkowsky ideal cut diamonds that I feel compelled to share their outstanding guarantee! This is one of many brands we are extremely proud to represent.
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;
“The Blood Diamond” movie is set to open soon in theatre’s around the globe. Blood diamonds also known as “Conflict Diamonds” are those sold in order to fund armed conflict and civil war.
According to National Jeweler “Chandelier and hoop designs remain staple styles when it comes to earrings, but if customers come in looking for the next big fad this fall, consider offering them a fresh alternative: a pair of simple drop earrings.”
Some of the big trends this year in jewelry fashion are going to be a surprise to some and a welcome relief for many. For years all we were hearing about was platinum and white gold jewelry.