Category Archives: Ethical Jewellery

Blog articles on ethical jewellery, conflict free diamonds and fairtrade gold.

Traceable Diamonds – How to Buy a 100% Ethical Diamond

Traceable Diamonds with CanadaMark

Buying an ethically sourced diamond Today, many of our buyers want to know where their diamonds originate. Few jewellers disclose the origin of their diamonds. Interestingly, most jewellers do not actually know where their diamonds originate. Today, a new ethically conscious consumer looks deeper into the supply chain. This is especially relevant where so much Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.

What is the Fairtrade Gold Stamp? Buying Ethical Gold Jewellery

Fairtrade Gold Stamp

What is the Fairtrade Gold Stamp? The Fairtrade Gold stamp is a physical stamp, struck into an item of jewellery. The stamp features the Fairtrade logo. Appearing alongside the hallmark, this stamp marks an item of jewellery to authenticate the Fairtrade Gold credentials of the item. Our main image shows the Fairtrade Gold stamp within Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.

Which Mine Does Your Diamond Come From?

CanadaMark Diamond Mine - Diavik in Canada's Northwest Territories

Finding the origin of your engagement ring diamond. The truth is that few buyers know where their diamond comes from. For the informed buyer, the focus is typically on the 4 C’s with little regard for where the diamond came out of the ground. The 4 C’s are grades applied to the colour, clarity, cut and carat Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.