Jewelry Quotes Daily. Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020

“You can spend thousands of pounds on a piece of jewellery without knowing where its components come from. On the cutting side, there are kids in workshops breathing in dust, which causes terminal lung disease. There are dangers all along the supply chain.”

Source: Stuart Pool, gemologist and co-founder of Nineteen48, a U.K.-based ethical gem dealer, The Daily Mail

Jewelry Quotes Daily. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020

“The glory days of South Africa’s gold industry are long gone, but record prices on the international market for the metal combined with a weak local currency have thrown a lifeline to the country’s remaining producers.”

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Jewelry Quotes Daily. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020

“Sotheby’s announced it will offer a rare 100 carat stone for sale without reserve…It’s a risk for the auction house surely, but also a strong display of confidence in the strength of the market right now, particularly in historic stones and classic jewelry pieces.”

Source: Stellene Volandes, Town & Country