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What's in a Name? Fairtrade vs Fair Trade

Marc Choyt | Oct 30, 2017 | Education
The only difference between the two exists in name only— it’s a matter of labeling dictated by Fairtrade International. Whereas ‘fair trade’ is a general term that can be used by anybody (and is not subject to trademark protection), ‘Fairtrade’ is a trademarked term owned by Fairtrade International.

Two Tone Wedding Rings: 15 Critical Facts To Know Before Purchasing

Marc Choyt | Oct 29, 2017 | Education
The technique of making handmade two tone wedding rings is hundreds of years old. A modern day extension of a traditional jewelry techniques that were originally brought over from the Spanish Conquistadors who settled in the American Southwest over five hundred years ago.  

The Fairest Diamond Ring Of All Method

Marc Choyt | Apr 26, 2017 | Ethical Outlooks
In the ideal world, we would source diamonds from a small-scale mining community, one that would build a vibrant local economy in a community. If that community also cut the diamonds, creating more local downstream business, people of the land would be able to fully benefit from the resources of their land.

The Fairest Ring Of All Method

Marc Choyt | Apr 21, 2017 | Ethical Outlooks
Now, I’m going to be a bit controversial here because leading brands in the US market push recycled gold as the choice for those conscious consumers concerned about the environment. And here’s why.

How To Purchase The Best Most Awesome Men’s Pendant For Your Fella

Marc Choyt | Nov 17, 2016 | Education
Imagine it’s Christmas or a birthday party, and your husband, beau, spouse, whatever, is about to open his present from you. To his surprise, it’s a jewelry box...When he opens it up, his eyes widen and smiles...

 
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