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10 Things You Should Know About Kimberley Certificates

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So you want a conflict-free diamond, that means you need a Kimberley Certificate, right? You'd be surprised. Here are the top ten things you should know about Kimberley Certificates: 1. A Kimberley Certificate does not prove that a diamond is ethically mined. A Kimberley Certificate simply states that the rough diamond was exported from a certain country "in accordance with the provision of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme for rough diamonds". The certification scheme does not mention ethical mining, it is focused on whether or not the country that the raw diamond is exported from is free from conflict involving...

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