The Fifth C of Diamonds – Certification

There’s a lot to learn when shopping for a diamond. We’ve all heard of the four c’s, which include carat weight, cut, clarity and color. But, in reality, there’s a fifth “C” of diamonds – certification, which is another area in which you need to be well versed. Here are the things you need to…

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Which Diamonds are Conflict-Free?

The diamond trade is rocked by the issue of conflict diamonds. This is where money obtained from diamond is used to fund civil wars and other human rights violations in some countries. This corrupt trade was very prominent in African countries such as Sierra Leona and Angola. The movie “Blood Diamonds” brought this vice to…

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What Diamonds Are Made Of?

Diamonds are considered the symbol of love, and are the most coveted of all gemstones. When we see diamonds at a jeweler, these look brilliant and sparkle from being polished to perfection. But, the look we see at the jewelry store is a far cry from the diamond’s humble beginnings. Do you really know what…

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Which Diamonds are the Best to Buy?

Diamonds are precious stones and they come in various sizes, shapes and quality which vary in value. Not all of them will serve the intended purpose. You need to be very cautious when buying diamonds since there are lots of the dealers that will not be honest because profit-making is their main goal. There are…

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