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Photos of Kenyan Gold

The Kenyan Gold - All very happyAs promised here are the photos of the 200g of gold from Kenya.

This feels very like the early days, when we received our first shipment of Gold from Oro Verde. To reiterate, this is the first legal export of gold from the hands of an artisanal gold COOP in the history of Kenya. All very exciting.

We have so much work and planning to do if we are to realise our dream of certified Fairtrade Gold from Africa, but given the last ten years of experience in developing traceable supply chains in gold to the jewellery market, I am confident we will do a much better job than we did in the past.

So well done to everyone at The MICA Coop and CRED Jewellery, another piece of history. Crikey I even had a book offer yesterday, so I shall start planning the chapter on ‘The fight for African gold that benefits Africa’

200g of gold from Kenya. A first for small-scale mining in Kenya.

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    Økologisk udvundet guld – ren luksus | Anna Moltke-Huitfeldt, Jewellery in Life
    March 28, 2012 at 9:59 am

    […] kan tilføje, at et stort skridt fremad blev taget i marts (2012), hvor de første 200 g guld blev eksporteret, legalt, fra det lille mine-kooperativ i Kenya, som søger at blive Fairtrade […]

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    Josh Humbert
    April 13, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    Great news Greg! Look forward to hearing more about your pioneering work.

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    June 15, 2012 at 7:43 pm

    Where are you situated and how much is a flat 5mm 18k ring?

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