Conflict Free Diamonds
What are War/Blood Diamonds?
A diamond to be honorably obtained, at the very least, it should not have pay for a civil war. However, diamond-fueled violence often occurs in nations that are not formally at war. An honorably-attained diamond should be mined in conditions completely free from bloodshed, irrespective of the course.
Blood diamonds also known as conflict diamonds, initially attained exposure in the 90’s during a civil war in 1989-2001, between Sierra Leone and Liberia. In exchange for diamonds, Liberia got weapons and training and soon a defiant battle against the government ass. Owing to this, a clash to control the local diamond mines, and war swallowed millions of lives.
Blood diamonds was introduced since the Sierra Leone war, to refer to any diamonds that are illegitimately sold to finance hostile warfare and linked with human rights exploitations as well as worker manipulation, not forgetting the environmental impairment.
A decrease from up to 15 percent down to less than 1 percent is the rate of the decrease of blood diamonds in the gem industry. Jewelers and suppliers have the most effective means of eliminating blood diamonds from the market completely, by shunning the countries that sell them.
What is the War free Diamond Assurance?
War free diamonds are an assurance to originate from honorable and environmentally responsible resources. War free diamonds are never associated with any violence and other human rights exploitations and are guaranteed to have been produced with very least environmental impact.
What to know About the Kimberly Process
To prevent the trade in diamonds that fund conflict, the Kimberly Process was set up. It is an international governmental certification scheme that was started in January 2003. The scheme requires governments to verify that shipments of rough diamonds are free from conflict diamonds.
Kimberley Process ultimate objective is for every diamond trading to observe a stabilized, lawful process while fulfilling all the social and environmental protocols.
As a means of prohibiting conflict diamonds today, an estimate of 99.8 percent of the world’s diamond distributors stand by all rules and regulations of the Kimberley process.
In order to increase the flow of honorably attained diamonds into the jewelry market, Kimberley process has also worked to improve the economic development of underprivileged nations.
We guarantee you Conflict Free diamonds
Rock Brilliance strictly associate with diamonds that have been purchased from genuine sources, as we are in agreement with the United Nations resolutions and the Kimberley process, not to be involved funding conflict. According to the written guarantees issued by our suppliers of these diamonds, Rock Brilliance hereby assures you that these diamonds are conflict free diamonds.
How to take care for Diamond Jewelry
Diamonds are not indestructible as much as they are one of the hardest substances on earth. It means they are prone to chipping and breaking and are particularly weak at the girdle which is the connection to a diamond’s anatomy. Diamonds can be kept safe by storing them in a reasonably protective setting. Diamonds can scratch other diamonds, that is why they every diamond jewelry should be stored in individual soft cotton pouches. When any type of rough work is done, it is wise to jewelry to avoid blemishes.
The natural exquisiteness of a diamond can easily be dampened by components such as dust, natural oils, perfumes, dirt and lotions which can build up on your diamond. It’s important it safely at home using soapy cold water and a soft washcloth. An alternative of a jewelry ultrasonic cleaner set to an adequate temperature, steam cleaner or a commercial non-acid-based jewelry cleaner may be used.