Month: January 2010

Definitions of Ethical, Fair Trade, Green, and Sustainable, Pertaining to the Jewelry Industry

The jewelry industry still lacks clear certification standards for its materials and manufacturing methods; nonetheless, many terms exist which are used to describe responsibly sourced and manufactured jewelry. To consumers and those in the industry, the loose terms can be quite confusing. Below are working definitions of the labels commonly used. Definition: Ethical Ethical is […]