Sales of Elephant Ivory Outlawed



The Department of the Interior has introduced new measures that effectively ban any commercial trade of elephant ivory in the United States, the Jewelers Vigilance Committee announced March 13.The new rules prohibit:• All commercial imports of African elephant ivory, including antiques• All commercial exports, except for bona fide antiques and certain non­commercial items. (To qualify as an antique, an item must be more than 100 years old and meet other requirements under the Endangered Species Act.)• All sales of elephant ivory across state lines, except for bona fide antiques• Sales
JCK PRO

This content is exclusive to JCK Pro subscribers. Subscribe now to access this and much more with discount code GOPRO21 for $199 for an entire year of access (reg. $249).

SUBSCRIBE TO CONTINUE

Already a JCK Pro? Log in

A JCK Pro subscription is your all-access pass to people and resources on the
cutting edge of the retail jewelry industry, from the industry authority you
know and trust

Learn about the Perks of JCK Pro

Log Out

Are you sure you want to log out?

CancelLog out