Common Ground Adornments
BLOOD + ETHICS IN JEWELRY
In this one hour lecture, we’re going to explore the different ethical challenges involved in the jewelry industry.
Ever been curious about De Beer’s monopoly on diamonds? Ever wonder if lab diamonds are really better than mined diamonds? This is the perfect chat for people interested in the three facets of ethics - economic, environmental, and social. GIA (Gemology Institute of America) certified goldsmith Alexa Suess will give you tips on what to look for when exploring ethical jewelry and how to purchase key items in your life like engagement rings or future family heirlooms in a moral fashion.