April 29, 2023
Meet Moyo Gems: Female Miners Building An Ethical Gemstone Future
There are few things more desirable and precious than gemstones. Once they have been cut to catch the light just right, and expertly set in precious metals to complete a piece of jewelry, gems are undeniably beautiful in their final form. However, behind every gemstone is a long supply chain, often involving miners, brokers and multiple traders across national and international markets, before landing on elegant shop floors and ultimately into your hands. And unfortunately, this journey, from the mine to your jewelry box, tends to be far from beautiful.