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The Future of Gem Faceting

The next generation of East African youth are dreaming of a future where gemstones are faceted in their own country, causing three positive results: more jobs, the value of the gems increases at export, and an entirely East African brand of gemstones.
Gem Legacy
DEC 03 2019

Gem Legacy: A Group of Widowed Lady Miners Defying All Odds

Meet Beatrice and Esther, two widowed Kenyan women mining for Tsavorite Garnet.
Gem Legacy
NOV 18 2019

Gem Legacy: Gems Changing Lives

In February we attended the launch of Gem Legacy, an organization that supports education, vocational training, and local economies in East African mining communities. In our new series, in partnership with this amazing organization, we will focus on these stories of impact.
Gem Legacy
SEP 25 2019