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VOGUE

At Ingle & Rhode, we are delighted to be one of the first jewellers in the world licensed to sell certified Fairtrade & Fairmined gold jewellery. To celebrate this ethical landmark, we collaborated with acclaimed fashion design Ada Zanditon to create a one-off bespoke pendant made entirely out of 18ct yellow Fairtrade & Fairmined gold. The pendant, which is worth more than £3,000, was made exclusively for Vogue and was given away through a competition on Vogue.com. To find out more about the collaboration, watch this short film below.

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HARPERS BAZAAR

Jewellery is part of our everyday style, so making smart sustainable choices can benefit in the long run, for both the planet and your pocket. We’ve rounded-up the best jewellery brands that give something back and are mindful with their practices. Read more.

BBC’S THE ONE SHOW

Watch the clip below to see Tim Ingle of Ingle & Rhode interviewed about the ethical issues with diamonds for BBC1’s The One Show

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Harpers Bazaar

HARPERS BAZAAR

Jewellery is part of our everyday style, so making smart sustainable choices can benefit in the long run, for both the planet and your pocket. We’ve rounded-up the best jewellery brands that give something back and are mindful with their practices. Read more.

The Finest Jewellery

BBC RADIO 4’S YOU & YOURS

Following the announcement by the Fairtrade Labelling Organisations (FLO) and the Association for Responsible Mining (ARM) of new Fairtrade and Fairmined gold standards, David Rhode of Ingle & Rhode was interviewed by BBC Radio 4 for the You and Yours programme broadcast on 18th March 2010. You can listen to the interview by clicking here.


FABRIC MAGAZINE

HISTORY This new ethical jeweller prides itself on sourcing all its high-quality materials to avoid the three big issues facing the jewellery industry: human exploitation, environmental damage and conflict (blood) diamonds. By working to guarantee safety standards, avoiding the most damaging effects of mining, and not using blood diamonds (where revenues fund wars), Ingle & Rhode produces beautiful pieces that you can wear with a clear conscience.

STYLE As well as their in-house collection of stunning pared-down contemporary jewellery, four leading UK designers have also created a luxurious collection of pieces – or if you want something truly unique, you can make use of the bespoke service.

CELEBRITY FANS The just-launched jewellery store is sure to attract a high profile fan base thanks to its gorgeous pieces and ethical approach – watch this space…

Jeweller to the Independent-Minded

The Finest Jewellery

GRAZIA MAGAZINE

The Fashion Charts

The hottest, the coolest, the fastest-selling, and the things that we just HAVE to have this week: Here’s Grazia’s top 10!

In at No 1. INGLE & RHODE

Ethical needn’t mean ugly as this stunning cuff proves. More than mere jewellery, this is art for the arm.

The Finest Jewellery

GRAZIA MAGAZINE

The Fashion Charts

The hottest, the coolest, the fastest-selling, and the things that we just HAVE to have this week: Here’s Grazia’s top 10!

In at No 1. INGLE & RHODE

Ethical needn’t mean ugly as this stunning cuff proves. More than mere jewellery, this is art for the arm.


THE ETHICAL COMPANY ORGANISATION

Ingle & Rhode has attained independent Ethical Accreditation from The Ethical Company Organisation. Ingle & Rhode creates fine jewellery and rings using only ethically sourced diamonds and precious metals. Find out more on The Good Shopping Guide.

Jeweller to the Independent-Minded

THE FINANCIAL TIMES

Please see below a copy of an article from the Financial Times that cites Ingle & Rhode criticising the Kimberley Process over its failure to recognise Zimbabwe’s conflict diamonds for what they are:

Zimbabwe diamond auction sparks fresh controversy

By Tony Hawkins in Harare

Published: January 8 2010 02:00

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Zimbabwe faced renewed controversy yesterday when it began auctioning diamonds from a notorious field where serious human rights abuses, including the use of child labour, have allegedly claimed hundreds of lives.

The auction covers the output of the Chiadzwa-Marange diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe. They have been mired in controversy since their discovery in 2006, with a detailed report from Human Rights Watch accusing the army and police of overseeing the production of diamonds and imposing a reign of terror on the workforce.

The study found that soldiers ordered civilians to dig for diamonds at gunpoint, used child labour and raped women. It said that hundreds of civilians were killed in the process. Some of the diamonds were reportedly smuggled into neighbouring Mozambique.

The Kimberley Process, which was established to stamp out the production and sale of “blood diamonds”, began an investigation after the Human Rights Watch report. But the organisation continued to give Zimbabwe a clean bill of health for its diamond exports and granted President Robert Mugabe’s government a grace period to comply withits standards. Ingle & Rhode, a UK retailer, said allowing Zimbabwe to continue exporting diamonds made a mockery of the process.

The fields are also subject to a commercial dispute involving African Consolidated Resources, a UK company which was given the concession to prospect for and exploit diamonds in the area. But the government then cancelled this concession, accusing ACR of having “improperly pegged and registered on land that had been reserved against prospecting and pegging”.

ACR rejected this claim and won a court order, but this has been overruled by the government and is now the subject of an appeal.

In spite of all this, the Zimbabwe authorities sought to suggest that it was business as usual when they began auctioning diamonds from the field.

Mbada Diamonds, a joint-venture between the government-owned Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation and a South African company, Grandwell, is conducting the sale, which will start with 300,000 carats of diamonds over the next few days. Robert Mhlanga, Mbada’s chairman, said the sales were in compliance with the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme.

Mbada says it will treble production from the current level of 600,000 carats per month to 2m by April or May this year.

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Because diamond revenues would boost the government’s coffers, the reformist wing of Zimbabwe’s governing coalition – Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change – is in a quandary. Aware its human rights credentials are being tarnished, it is anxious to clean up the diamond fields. But the public auction is likely to worsen rather than improve the situation.

Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2010.

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STYLIST MAGAZINE

This gorgeous gem is a showstopper when set as a solitaire like this engagement ring by London’s Ingle & Rhode. Better yet, this bespoke jeweler is one of many in Britain committed to ethical sourcing.

These days, there’s no excuse for wearing a bauble that wasn’t mined and polished for fair pay. This Zambian emerald is set in US-sourced recycled platinum.

Testimonials
Brett
2021-09-23
Fantastic from start to finish. The shop is located in a beautiful part of London which is easy to get to. Inside the shop itself I felt comfortable and relaxed. Being the first time buying an engagement ring I thought I might feel pressured but that was not the case. After ordering the ring communication was great throughout and delivery was on time. Upon opening the box I was taken aback by the how flawless the ring looked. I was genuinely lost for words. Thanks to all the staff at Ingle and Rhode that helped me pick the most perfect ring.
Tom Gittins
2021-09-12
Beautiful, ethical jewellery - can't recommend enough! I am so glad that I found Ingle & Rhode when looking to buy my partner an engagement ring - they are superb, and the products are wonderful. Buying an ethical ring was really important to my partner and I, and so I was immediately drawn in by Ingle & Rhode - unlike a lot of ethical jewellery companies, their rings are still very contemporary.. which was exactly what my partner wanted! I had a couple of calls with Ellie during the process, who was so helpful - despite not having a great idea of what to go for, she was decisive and led me towards my own decisions; highly recommend speaking with the team, because they are wonderful (and lovely people too). Can't recommend using Ingle and Rhode highly enough - my partner loved the ring that I chose, and we would definitely use them again for jewellery in the future.
Mr Runcieman
2021-08-24
Excellent process for bespoke engagement ring Excellent process, from start to finish. I emailed to begin the process of designing a bespoke ring. Within 2 days I had an in person meeting to discuss ideas. I was shown some examples and given brilliant advice by Ellie, who I found extremely reassuring throughout. The designer, Hayley, sent me initial sketches 1-2 weeks after the in person appointment. Hayley was very patient and again provided brilliant advice. Hayley was quick to create new design iterations based on my feedback. After many back and forward emails, the design was finalised and CAD mockups were provided. The mockups were extremely accurate when comparing with the finished product. The entire process, from first email to collection, took 6 weeks for a bespoke ring made with recycled platinum and a beautiful pear diamond (which was 2-4 weeks faster than their estimate). Communication was excellent and they were very keen to fit deadlines around plans I had in place. Ring resizing was required (my estimations were 4 sizes off!). I rang to book an appointment for a professional measurement and was able to meet the same day with short notice. The ring is to be collected within 7 working days. Overall the entire process was excellent. I felt very well looked after, very reassured and found all staff genuinely trustworthy. Above all else, my partner loves the ring and we are both extremely happy.
Shepsky
2021-08-06
From Russia With Love Cannot express how grateful I am to have ended up using Ingle & Rhode to construct an engagement ring for my now fiancé! I was absolutely clueless how to go about finding a ring but quickly realised I knew what style I wanted and enquired about designing and constructing a ring. From the moment Ellie got in touch she made the whole experience effortless and with Hayley's design help produced drawings of a ring that were exactly what I had pictured - all this achieved via email from an oil rig in Eastern Russia! I received the ring once home and upon opening the box I could not believe Ingle & Rhode were able to turn a few emails into such a perfect and incredible ring that was just a thought I my head only weeks before. We are now very happily engaged and the ring could not mean more to us given the nature of how it came to be and what it now represents. Once again, I cannot thank Ellie enough. All the best Ally
Umang Joshi
2021-07-26
Perfection. From the initial meet to the final ring, ever step of the process was incredibly. I surprised my (now) fiancé with a diamond ring and everything was perfect. Would highly recommend to anyone who is looking to get an engagement ring for their partner.

Why is ethical sourcing so important?

Without proper ethical sourcing, you may unwittingly buy a blood diamond, helping finance criminal armies in war-torn areas. The only way to guarantee a diamond is ethical is to go beyond the flawed  Kimberley Process and trace it to its source, which we do for all of our diamonds.

Ethical sourcing also means protecting the environment and human rights, which is why we use recycled or Fairtrade gold, as well as Fairmined silver and recycled platinum.

Why is ethical sourcing so important?

Without proper ethical sourcing, you may unwittingly buy a blood diamond, helping finance criminal armies in war-torn areas. The only way to guarantee a diamond is ethical is to go beyond the flawed Kimberley Process and trace it to its source, which we do for all of our diamonds.

Ethical sourcing also means protecting the environment and human rights, which is why we use recycled or Fairtrade gold, as well as Fairmined silver and recycled platinum.

Commitment to Fairtrade and ethical sourcing
Commitment to Fairtrade and ethical sourcing

Why is ethical sourcing so important?

Without proper ethical sourcing, you may unwittingly buy a blood diamond, helping finance criminal armies in war-torn areas. The only way to guarantee a diamond is ethical is to go beyond the flawed Kimberley Process and trace it to its source, which we do for all of our diamonds.

Ethical sourcing also means protecting the environment and human rights, which is why we use recycled or Fairtrade gold, as well as Fairmined silver and recycled platinum.

ETHICAL SOURCING, EXQUISITE DESIGN

Browse our collections or commission a bespoke design

ETHICAL SOURCING, EXQUISITE DESIGN

Browse our collections or commission a bespoke design

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