• The Kimberley Process and Its Effectiveness in Eradicating Blood Diamonds

    9 days ago - By Luxuo

    You have visited a jewellery store online and a diamond ring caught your attention, curious as to how it will look on your hand, you make your way to the store to have a look at the piece. The diamond ring is of the highest quality: in terms of cut, colour and fire and brilliance; but when you ask about the origins of the diamond, the salesperson can't give you a proper answer of where these gemstones were sourced from. They could very well be blood diamonds-mined in an area where there is war or fighting, and are sold to fund armed conflicts.
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