Fairtrade Diamonds: A possibility and opportunity

Mining is a hazardous activity that involves tough working conditions, strict regulations and handling of dangerous chemicals, depending on the geology and type of...

Diamond trade still grappling with issues

After implementation of Kimberley Process (KP) and other measures, several issues were believed to be controlled. But recent indicators from various sources hint at...

Need to bring artisanal diamond diggers into mainstream

The issues surrounding Blood diamonds sourced from conflict zones, unethical diamond mining practices, human rights violation and social damage are well known. However, at...

‘Synthetic’ – the inaccurate term: Frost & Sullivan report

Though it has been scientifically established that Lab-grown diamonds are completely the same as mined diamonds in terms of physical, optical, chemical and thermal...

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