The jewelry industry is one that has always been heavily dependent on expertise and trust. In a world where most consumers lack the training to verify the identity and quality of the gemstones they buy, grading agencies, jewelers, and trade organizations have provided the consumer confidence necessary to keep the industry running. As the public grows increasingly concerned about questions of provenance and sustainability, reliance on these authorities has also grown.
Learn more about this topic by Alexia Palmer, published in Forbes, including how over the last several years, more and more grading agencies and gemstone companies have announced forays into the realm of blockchain technology.
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