Chime is a platform that tells the stories of people who respond to climate challenges in one way or another.Chime was founded by Julia Cornelissen in 2015.
Much less is known about the origin of gold than about the origin of clothing, coffee or chocolate, even though gold lasts most people a lifetime. It is time to put Fairtrade gold on the map.
Fairtrade goldsmith Juffrouw Dubois (professional pseudonym of Sanne de Vries) is one of about 100 Fairtrade goldsmiths in the Netherlands. She has a studio in Utrecht with fellow goldsmith Jet Bartman: together they form the pair Jet & de Juffrouw. Most remarkable at first sight is the sentence on the door that states: 2 Fairtrade edelsmeden (silver-and goldsmiths). Because we have all seen Tony Chocolonely bars and Fairtrade coffee in the supermarket. But Fairtrade gold?
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