We will be closed July 4 - 6 for the July 4th holiday break. Please place all mill and jewelry orders by Tuesday, June 26. Call Customer Service for RUSH availability. Orders placed during shutdown will be priced at July 9 metal market rates, the day we re-open. Refining will accept packages (FedEx & UPS only) through July 3, but will not process scrap or settle lots until 7/9. Clean scrap cutoff date: 6-26-18, Sweeps cutoff date: 6-15-18. Refining received after cutoff dates will not be completed until after 7/9. Have a safe and happy July 4th!
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Fairmined Products

What is Fairmined? Fairmined is an assurance label that certifies gold from responsible Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM). It is backed by a rigorous 3rd party certification and audit system that ensures that small entrepreneurial mining communities meet world leading Standards for responsible practices. Fairmined transforms mining into an active force for good, delivering social development and environmental protection, providing everyone with a source of gold they can be proud of.

How Your Fairmined Purchases Help: Our Fairmined sources receive fair prices and a premiums from Hoover & Strong for their precious metal. These premiums goes directly to the mining organizations for transparent investment in the social, economic and environmentally sustainable development of miners, their families, workers and the community.

SCSOur Harmony Fairmined Gold and Silver is Certified by SCS Global Services!

Hoover & Strong continues to receive the SCS Certification for our Fairmined gold and silver! This certification guarantees that our Fairmined Gold and Fairmined Silver products meet all necessary qualifications to be certified for the following claim: This certificate validates the permission granted by the Alliance for Responsible Mining for this holder to act as a: Fairmined First Authorized Buyer.

View the SCS Certificate for Fairmined Gold and Fairmined Silver


We Have 2 Certified Fairmined Metal Sources

1. AURELSA Mine (Peru)


2. IQUIRA Mine (Colombia)

Iquira Mine

Jewelers interested in using the FAIRMINED label should contact the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) to become a FAIRMINED Licensee. Learn more about Fairmined gold and silver at www.fairmined.org.

Learn about Hoover & Strong first purchase of Fairmined gold from AURELSA

Top photo credits, left to right: Nigel Wright, Kike Arnal, Fairmined, Nigel Wright, Kike Arnal

See also:
World Fairtrade Organization
Fairtrade International
Fairtrade USA


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