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Dispatches

The Real Price of Gold

“Dispatches challenges the British gold jewellery industry to come clean about where the gold in their jewellery comes from. Businesswoman Deirdre Bounds, who ran a successful ethical travel company, reveals what’s wrong with the industry and goes on the road to present her unique take on how things could be done very differently.”  …  (Read more of this article at the Channel 4 Website) http://www.channel4.com

MONDAY 28TH JUNE CHANNEL 4 UK TV.

Jewellers have to carefully consider  the ethical questions surrounding metal mining and production.  When we buy it from suppliers, it is presented plastic wrapped, clean and shiny, with no fingerprints for evidence of how it got that way.  Watching this programme will make sure that we have, at least, some knowledge of what is involved in producing that shiny sheet of metal that we work with everyday.

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