Tag Archives: Responsible Jewellery Council

RJC welcomes Alrosa as a member

Diamond mining giant Alrosa is the latest company to become a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC). More than 800 companies representing various sectors of the diamond industry have received RJC certification, including De Beers, Dominion Diamond Corp., Rio Tinto, and Lucara Diamond.

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AGS Labs achieves RJC certification

Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has certified American Gem Society Laboratories (AGS Laboratories) against its 2013 code of practices (COP). “The provisions under the 2013 COP address important issues for our members and their supply chain,” said RJC executive director, Andrew Bone.

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RJC expands scope to coloured gemstones

Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) is adding coloured gemstones to it scope of certification. Currently, RJC’s chain of custody initiatives only apply to diamonds, gold, and platinum group metals. The move comes following discussion and collaboration with current members, external stakeholders, and the coloured gemstone sector over the past five years.

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