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Making Trouble: Fighting for Fair Trade Jewellery

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A deeper look at the seedy underbelly of the jewelry trade business and how one manturned this industry upside down

Fair trade jewelery has been around for a while—but while those crafting it worked under Fair Trade principles, the gold, silver, and precious stones they were using came from some very murky places. Small scale mining is the second biggest global employer, an
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 1st 2013 by Lion Hudson
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Stevie
Nov 08, 2016 Stevie rated it it was amazing
This extraordinary story is more than the story of fair trade jewellery. It is the story of a school drop out who set up in business solely to meet the needs of others. No business training, no resources, no contacts, just a very big heart and the gall to challenge typical unethical big business. It could be the story of sacrificial love through business, for any product. As such this should be the textbook for anyone anywhere who wants to get into business, of any sort. Not even Anita Roderick ...more
Gillian
Dec 29, 2013 Gillian rated it it was ok
I didn't quite make it half way into this book before getting bored. I wanted to learn all about the jewellery trade's dirty secrets. Instead it was a slow paced overview of CRED jewellery. I was also hoping for a list of fair trade jewellers but unfortunately not. I felt like it was one big CRED jewellery advertisement.
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