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Investments of passion can produce best ever returns

Friday, November 15, 2013

Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:

The Opalesque Hard Assets Roundtable, sponsored by Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry and Eurex saw Stephen Silver explaining how the fine jewellery and antiquities’ investment industry is regulated and what drives investors to use such assets in their search for returns. He also talked about his best return on an investment ever.

Silver explained that there is no formal barrier to entry in the fine jewellery and antiquities’ industry because there is not a formal licensing requirement. "Although irresponsible behavior is limited to a very small percentage of industry participants, it does create a negative public perception of our industry when exposed" Silver said. "I believe that if there was a licensing requirement, we would eliminate a lot of these bad apples and set a better professional standard. One example which is strictly regulated and monitored is the precious metals we use to manufacture. In our country the government agency that oversees this is The Department of Weights and Measures. Another example of a global regulation that has had a positive effect is the "Kimberly Process". This addressed the blood diamond issue by enforcing accountability from the source of rough diamonds. We now track rough diamond from ......................

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