Government requirements to import Stones

The KPC, Kimberly Process Certificate is issued mainly to prevent conflict diamonds by ensuring the purchase of diamonds were not financing violence by rebel movements and their allies seeking to undermine legitimate governments. Thus, the illicit international trade in rough diamonds and armed conflict are controlled, thereby maintaining security, peace Continue Reading

The Wisdom of Simplicity

You can sense it, can’t you? Fatigue is setting in. The degree with which technology has changed the world in the last decade has been enormous. Yet a common refrain among our friends and family goes like this… “If technology is supposed to save me all of this time, why Continue Reading

Silver: The Magic Metal

Okay. It may be a bit of an exaggeration to call silver bullion a “magic” metal. However, in the age of high tech, there is little argument that it is one of the most versatile industrial metals. For decades it has been used in solar electric panels. It is used Continue Reading

Decentralization is the New Mega-Trend

One word you’ll hear a lot in the financial world is “decentralization.” We use it frequently and doubtless you’ve encountered it in other blog posts, podcasts, and books discussing the subject of money. But today, let’s dig a little deeper into what decentralization means, and look at some practical ways Continue Reading