Canada Diamonds

Guns and Gems: The True Cost of Your Diamonds

Ramp1885.com | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Style
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If you knew that [Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front] were coming, or if you even heard a rumour that the RUF were on their way, knowing that they cut the hands and feet off babies, you wouldn't hang around very long. And it worked -- it was very successful. It helped them clear the diamond fields, and they could dig diamonds to their heart's content. There are 1.5-million artisanal diamond diggers in Africa -- they produce about 16 per cent of the world's diamonds. So there's a good chance that 16 per cent of the diamonds in any store are part of that problem.

76-Carat Archduke Joseph Diamond May Sell In Auction For $25 Million

2 For Couples | Sarah Laing | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Style

Are you planning to propose, but haven't found quite the right diamond? Well, get out your chequebooks, folks -- because the world's most ins...

Polar Bear Diamonds Face Extinction

CBC | CBC | Posted 10.19.2011 | Canada

An iconic Canadian diamond has become a sought-after item after two companies that hold the rights to the brand closed late last year. ...