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

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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? Trina Hamilton, a University of Buffalo (UB) expert in corporate responsibility, says that socially minded consumers have a lot to consider before purchasing a diamond. Most recently, in the wake of news...

2005-07-13 20:06:45

By Alistair Thomson WINDHOEK (Reuters) - The warehouse on an industrial estate in Namibia's sleepy capital Windhoek looks little different from the beer depot next door. Yet this is Africa's biggest diamond cutting and polishing factory -- a catalyst and a symbol of change in an industry whose basic structure has altered little in the past century. "Our industry has been going through dramatic changes ... and we now stand at the crossroads," the factory's owner, Israeli diamond tycoon Lev...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.