What Diamonds are Not Blood Diamonds?

It is likely you’ve heard of “blood diamonds” or “conflict” diamonds, as these are sometimes referred. Blood diamonds are stones that are mined, usually by slave labor, in war torn countries. The diamonds are illegally traded to fund the cost of the war for insurgents who oppose internationally recognized governments. This illegal trade is not…

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The Four C’s of Diamonds – Carat Weight

Mastering the four c’s of diamond buying will help ensure you pick the perfect diamond for your budget. Each of the characteristics is important in your diamond’s overall appearance and value. In the four c’s of diamonds, carat weight refers to the actual weight of the stone. What is a Carat? Diamonds are measured in…

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The Four C’s of Diamonds – Clarity

Having a good understanding of how to choose a diamond is important before making a big diamond purchase, like an engagement ring. Experts agree that you should definitely understand the four C’s of diamonds, with clarity being one of these. Here are seven important items to understand about a diamond’s clarity. 1. Clarity is simply…

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Which Diamonds Are The Best Investments?

Diamonds are very valuable rocks and can be very good investments since they offer greater security than many other forms of investment. The market trends and volatilities are important considerations but there are certain diamonds that depreciate insignificantly in value. The decrease in supply of diamonds due to the exhaustion of diamond mines in the…

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