There are really more diamonds than there is demand - so why are they so pricey?
"The diamond trade thrives on secrecy, tenfold markups and the mystique of the world's most precious gem. Mark Vadon sees a commodity waiting to happen. What that means for everyone else: Profits aren't forever."
"On 5th December 2011 Global Witness announced its departure from the Kimberley Process, the international certification scheme established to stop the trade in blood diamonds."
Conflict Diamonds: Did Someone Die for That Diamond?
"Some diamonds have helped fund devastating civil wars in Africa, destroying the lives of millions."
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