By Erika W.
Some of the latest stories in Kimberley Process & Fair Trade Diamond news…
On the eve of the 2011 Plenary of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS), the President of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses, Avi Paz, is making a strong appeal to the delegations of the 75 governments to “live up to and abide by the organization’s core principles.”
The dialogue about diamond “chains of custody” needs to take smaller dealers into account, World Federation of Diamond Bourses president Avi Paz tells JCK.
DC-Diamascorp Group of Companies will launch its fair trade certificate for rough and polished diamonds when it hosts its next tender in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Two high-end firms have been certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council in the past few days, watch and jewelry house Boucheron and the French jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels.