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What is Fairmined?

“Every gram counts”

Fairmined is an assurance label that certifies gold from small-scale mining organizations that embrace responsible practices. It transforms mining into an active force for good. The Fairmined initiative was created by the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM), a non-profit organization globally recognized as a leader and pioneer of responsible artisanal and small-scale mining. The Fairmined Standard promotes the miners' well-being by ensuring the right working conditions, health and safety at work, fair wages and working hours, no child labor, gender equality, and promotes empowerment and well-being in the community.

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“From Mindfulness Comes Meaning”

The Fairmined Standard

The Fairmined Standard is made up of a list of requirements from the Artisanal and Small-scale Mining Organizations that wish to obtain Fairmined certification. 


  • Small-scale operations with low environmental impacts. 
  • Safe and reduced handling of chemicals or chemical-free extraction. 
  • Protection of water supplies. 
  • A positive environmental legacy. 

Social Development

  • No link to conflict situations. 
  • No child labor. 
  • Gender equality. 
  • Promotes well-being in the communities. 

Organizational Development

  • Strengthen and empowered organization. 
  • An additional premium as a market incentive. 
  • Better trade relationships. 
  • Legal mining operation. 

Work Conditions 

  • Workers rights to organize. 
  • Stability in the jobs of the miners. 
  • A healthy and safe work environment. 

The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM)

Founded in 2004, the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) is globally recognized as a leader and pioneer of responsible artisanal and small-scale mining. Their shared vision is for artisanal and small-scale mining to become a formalized, organized and profitable activity that uses efficient technologies, and is socially and environmentally responsible.

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“The value of gold should be measured by more than its weight”

“Gold to be proud of”


There are approximately 20 million artisanal gold miners worldwide. 


Artisanal and small-scale mining employs 90% of the workfadeforce behind gold extraction. 


Since 2014, 1558Kg of Fairmined Gold has been sold to the market. 


Over 150 million people, miners, and their families depend on artisanal and small-scale mining to make a living. 


Currently, 6 artisanal and small-scale mining organizations from 2 countries are Fairmined certified. 

Discover our growing collection of pieces made with Fairmined metals 

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Franny E Adornments Inc. Fairmined ID: CA30016