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Tips On Buying Ethical Diamonds
2012-11-28 09:29:38

You have found the perfect girl, and you are ready to pop the big question. You've made the decisions between emerald cut and princess cut, platinum or gold, yellow or white. Just one decision remains; socially responsible or not?

2010-07-06 12:53:00

Activist's Organization is Official Observer of Kimberly Process and Played Key Role in Investigating Abuses of Local People in Marange Diamond Fields NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International today called on the Zimbabwean government to release an activist who was detained after he exposed human rights violations in the country's Marange diamond fields.

2010-06-30 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc.

2008-06-17 12:00:41

By Jim Landers, The Dallas Morning News Jun. 17--DeBeers S.A. managing director Gareth Penny was in the U.S. last week to visit the company's new retail outlet at NorthPark Center and to tell a Washington audience that African diamonds are improving the lives of Africans.

2007-01-05 12:00:43

Text of report by Njabulo Ncube and Rangarirai Mbe

2006-08-10 07:17:03

By Victoria Averill NIMIKOR CHIEFDOM, Sierra Leone (Reuters) - Chief Aiah Lebbie weighs a small but heavy pile of metallic flakes glistening in the palm of his hand.

2006-06-27 12:34:26

By Tova Cohen TEL AVIV (Reuters) - "The Blood Diamond," a film in production starring Leonardo DiCaprio, could hurt diamond sales and the livelihoods of people in Africa, industry leaders warned on Tuesday.

2005-12-08 17:18:05

By Daniel Trotta UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - France proposed a U.N. diamond embargo on Ivory Coast on Thursday to stop rebels in the war-divided nation from using the gems to buy guns.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.