How Makal prioritises sustainable sourcing

By Janita Purcell True sustainability lies in not just what we consume but in how we use the resources that we have been given. Whilst sustainability can be applied to many aspects of ecological balance, the wellbeing of the planet’s inhabitants seems to be an afterthought for many large and powerful companies, with their products […]

MAKAL receives prestigious certification from the Responsible Jewellery Council

Setting the Standards for Sustainability: MAKAL becomes a certified member of the Responsible Jewellery Council PRESS RELEASE: March 23, 2022. The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has announced that MAKAL Jewellery, the luxury brand pioneering the highest standards for the use of natural gold nuggets and raw gemstones in their contemporary jewellery design, has completed the […]

International Women’s Day 2022

This International Women’s Day we wanted to thank you for all your MAKAL jewellery purchases by sharing an update on how they are helping us give back to empower women in mining. Over the past twelve months, much of our support has been with one young mining expert at the start of her career, Candice Jumwa. […]

A Young Trainer Miner in Africa

By Candice Jumwa Inspired by South Africa’s Daphne Mashile-Nkosi, a self-made manganese tycoon dubbed “the mining iron lady” by Forbes Africa in 2014, I made the decision to pursue a career in mining engineering. As part of my undergraduate course work, I was required to complete two external industrial placements so I ended up spending [...]

How women should view the materials in their jewellery

By Candice Jumwa From Queen Cleopatra to Princess Diana, to everyday women of the 21st Century, women have adorned themselves with jewellery since the beginning of time. Whether to symbolise wealth and power as members of royal families, or to announce engagement as is conventional in modern times, or as a fashion accent, this practice [...]

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