London 3rd August 2022: The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), the leading standards organisation of the global jewellery and watch industry, has appointed Satta Matturi, the founder and creative lead of award-winning Matturi Fine Jewellery, to its Board of Directors.
Matturi founded her jewellery brand ‘Matturi Fine Jewellery’ after a 17-year diamond career working in sales and rough diamond valuation. Matturi Fine Jewellery has been featured in numerous global publications such as Vogue, CNN, Vanity Fair, 1843, The Economist and the Financial Times.
In addition to the brand, she manages a consultancy that offers niche tailored services to the industry through rough procurement, polished sourcing, and business advisory. Satta is a regular contributor and speaker at global conferences and webinars as a supporter of good sustainable mineral wealth distribution and promoting producer country beneficiation.
Through her jewellery, Satta aims to dismantle social and economic barriers around access to the jewellery industry, to question traditional practices which no longer serve the needs of stakeholders and to improve diversity at the top level of the industry. She is involved in various mentorship and charitable programmes within the wider jewellery and design spaces and in diamond producing countries.
“I’m delighted to be joining the board of the RJC and look forward to contributing to their strategic goals whilst representing the views and needs of diverse stakeholders who are a key part of this industry. I am excited to be part of this journey in supporting a broader and cohesive jewellery industry whilst promoting sustainable and responsible practices that should be accessible to all”, said Satta Matturi, Founder and Creative Lead of Matturi Fine Jewellery.
“We are pleased to welcome Satta Matturi to RJC’s Board. She, and her brand, represent the values that are close to the RJC’s heart: gender equality, diversity, inclusiveness and the implementation of responsible and sustainable business practices,” said John Hall, RJC interim Executive Director. “Satta’s wealth of knowledge and experience on these topics and beyond, will further strengthen the RJC’s role in addressing these challenges faced by the industry today.”
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Responsible Jewellery Council
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ABOUT MATTURI FINE JEWELLERY
Africa, its art, history, design, and culture, have been a constant source of inspiration for jewellery house Matturi. Launched in 2015, the brand aims to transform diverse narratives into fine jewellery, using responsibly sourced gemstones.
The Matturi creative process is carefully considered and rooted in research leading to a refreshing visual and conceptual approach to design and aesthetics. Created in limited quantities, each Matturi design is timeless, unique and can be worn by women and men across the globe.
ABOUT RESPONSIBLE JEWELLERY COUNCIL
Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) is the leading standards organisation of the global jewellery and watch industry. It has over 1,600 member companies in 71 countries, that span the jewellery supply chain from mine to retail. RJC Members commit to and are independently audited against the RJC Code of Practices – an international standard on responsible business practices for diamonds, coloured gemstones, silver, gold and platinum group metals.
RJC is ISEAL Code Compliant. Our system has been independently evaluated against ISEAL’s Codes of Good Practice – a globally recognised framework for effective, credible sustainability systems. More information at isealalliance.org. is also a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) since 2009.
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