Founded in 2005, Hummingbird Resources PLC is an AIM listed African gold producer, developer and explorer, operating in Liberia, Mali and Guinea. Hummingbird joined The World Gold Council and has signed up to the Responsible Gold Mining Principles. Hummingbird places good environmental and social governance at centre of its strategy, determined to have a lasting beneficial impact on the communities and local areas in which it operates. SMO sources gold from Hummingbird's Yanfolila mine in southern Mali.
Hummingbird believes that it is the duty of mining businesses to work in the most socially and environmentally responsible way possible.
The Betts Group is one of the world's oldest precious metal businesses. Betts Metal Sales combines 260 years of experience and heritage with contemporary knowledge and technology to manufacture a broad range of bullion products in the UK. Betts Metal Sales is a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council and focuses on responsible sourcing for precious metals, manufacturing all of its wrought and cast bullion products from Single Mine Origin Gold.
With over 260 years of heritage combined with the forward thinking approach of being early-adopters of responsibly sourced metal, Betts Metal Sales are the custodians of the past and pioneers of the future of the jewellery trade.
Betts harness 260 years of experience and metallurgical knowledge to manufacture technically superior wedding rings in-house in the UK. Betts Wedding Rings hold the largest stocked collection of British-made wedding rings available in the UK, with all stocked gold wedding rings being manufactured from Single Mine Origin gold. As a member of The Responsible Jewellery Council, The Betts Group recognised the importance of good ethics throughout the supply chain.
Betts Wedding Rings offer a comprehensive collection of superior quality British-made Single Mine Origin wedding rings.
With the advent of ESG investing, Betts Investments has quickly recognised the importance of offering 'known origin' physical investment products alongside more traditional bars and coins. Consequently Betts Investments is able to offer a range of Single Mine Origin bars and coins, giving investors peace of mind that the gold in their investment products comes from a source operated in line with the World Gold Council's Responsible Gold Mining Principles.
With 260 years of experience, The Betts Group are THE precious metal experts.
Established over two centuries ago, Boodles is an exciting British fine jeweller with a truly individual personality and a committed focus to achieving excellence in all facets of design, craftsmanship and service. Boodles extends this focus on excellence right through the supply chain, ensuring all of their gold is sourced from a known, responsibly operated mine by exclusively utilising Single Mine Origin gold in their jewellery manufacture.
As one of the most iconic British jewellery brands, from the mining of the stone to the vision behind the design, each piece of Boodles jewellery has its own story to tell.
Sheila Fleet has developed a reputation around the world for her distinctive designs. Her jewellery is deigned and manufactured in a state-of-the-art Orkney Workshop her love for Orkney, her home since birth, is at the heart of her designs. This sense of place feeds into the importance of understanding the provenance of material, which is why Sheila Fleet utilise Single Mine Origin gold alongside Scottish Gold for her products.
With a global reputation for her distinctive designs, Sheila Fleet's beautiful Orkney-inspired jewellery is treasured by her customers.
Hamilton & Inches have maintained their on-site jewellery workshops, full of master craftspeople, for over 150 years since their inception. The fact that they have also maintained their royal warrant for over 120 years speaks volumes about this leading Scottish brand. With a focus on sustainability at the centre of Hamilton & Inches, the early adoption of Single Mine Origin gold was a natural step.
Since 1866, Hamilton & Inches has been Edinburgh’s premiere destination for fine jewellery, luxury watches and hand-crafted silver.
By appointment to Her Majesty the Queen, G.Collins is a family-run jeweller whose workshop houses some of the most talented jewellers in the Country. Passionate about providing the highest standards in design, quality and expertise, it is no surprise the G. Collins & Sons was an early adopter of Single Mine Origin gold.
G. Collins & Sons provides the highest standard of quintessentially British jewellery making, repair work and commissions.
Deakin & Francis has been designing & crafting exquisite luxury cufflinks and accessories in Britain for seven generations, since 1786. The very first use of Single Mine Origin gold in jewellery was in Deakin & Francis' unique 18ct elephant cufflinks, which were sold to raise money for Tusk at Hummingbird Resources' SMO charity auction in early 2018.
With over 230 years of British heritage, the Deakin & Francis name is synonymous with the world's finest cufflinks.