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Blood Diamonds Jacob K JewelryBlood diamonds are mined in a war zone and sold, usually covertly in order to finance an insurgent or invading army's war efforts. These diamonds are also known as conflict diamond. They mined out of war torn regions or their existence has led to human carnage, repression or ethnic cleansing. Blood diamonds are usually used by rebel government or militia forces to fund war against legitimate government. A notable example is Sierra Leone. Most blood diamonds are from west and central African countries.

The diamond industry experts evaluate that conflict diamonds represent 10% of the total trade in rough diamonds. Blood diamonds raises a lot of moral of questions. Simply put, why are blood diamonds bad? There is a plethora of reasons to question the moral sanctity of blood diamonds.

As the name implies, “blood diamond”; The fact that they mined at the cost of human life indicates the sin and evil attached to them. Yes, diamonds are beautiful and sparkling object, but the moment it becomes smeared by human blood, it loses its purity. Also, the proceeds from the sales of these diamonds are not used to eradicate poverty, to provide education or primary health care, but rather, to fund civil war and revolution against a legitimate government. Conflict diamonds are used to bring pain, fear, sadness, anarchy, bloodshed and suffering to millions in area they mined. It has become a fiendish object.

In most environments these blood diamonds are mined, the mining is usually done illegally. Because of this, mining methods are crude and unsophisticated. This causes huge ecological disaster. Irresponsible diamond mining has caused soil erosion, led to deforestation, and forced local populations to relocate. Diamond miners have re-routed rivers and constructed dams to expose riverbeds for mining, with disastrous effects on fish and wildlife. This is another damaging consequence of blood diamonds.Blood Diamonds Jacob K Jewelry

However, it is important we remember that the miners of these diamonds are not the only ones with a brutal, cruel and inhuman heart. The buyers of these diamonds are just as evil. They know these diamonds has been smeared with human blood, they can feel it oozing out, yet, they still buy them.

It is at junction Jacob K Jewelry takes a stand. Jacob K Jewelry is an online diamond store. They sell some of the finest diamonds in the world.

Jacob K Jewelry has no dealing or transaction with blood diamonds. It is strongly against the mining and sales of diamond for such malicious ends. We are Jacob K Jewelry feel that a diamond is only beautiful when it is not smeared with blood. The diamonds we sell are “purity diamonds” with no murky or dark origin. It is legally mined and costing no human life.