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Responsible sourcing
and the Cycle of Gold

In general, when it comes to the sourcing of gold, its origins remain too often unclear, as it can be broken down and mixed. Streamlining the production of jewels means that each phase is well known. To achieve this, Bulgari obtained the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) Chain of Custody Certification in 2015, then periodically renewed it every 3 years. Consistently, 100% of gold sourced by Bulgari comes from suppliers certified according to the RJC Code of Practices and Chain of Custody standards, ensuring that they all adhere to strict principles that safeguard the gold’s origin and production process.

Gold bar and nuggets, moulds for the gold casting of B.zero1 rings and B.zero1 rings on a black table.
Responsible Sourcing and the Cycle of Gold
100% of gold sourced by Bulgari comes from suppliers certified according to the RJC Code of Practices and Chain of Custody standards.
Casting of molten gold at Bulgari, close up.
B.zero1 rings in yellow gold and rose gold with diamonds on a certified gold bar.

Recycled Gold

100% of gold sourced by Bulgari comes from industrial recycling, effectively reducing the environmental and social impacts connected with mining operations. New technologies, such as the blockchain, are making the gold's journey through different processing measures increasingly transparent.

Bulgari artisan holding a B.zero1 yellow gold ring, close up on the hands and ring parts in the back.

OECD Due Diligence Guidance

Bulgari also implements the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas, including the provisions of the Supplement on Gold, and is conducting due diligence across its gold supply chain. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s Due Diligence Guidance provides recommendations to help companies meet responsible sourcing expectations and states that the standard applies to all minerals and is global in scope.