Articles for tag: De Beers, Lawsuits

Current Class Action Lawsuits

Class action lawsuits combine the claims of a large group of complainants against one defendant. It allows claimants who have decided against pursuing the case to join current class actions. Which lawsuits are currently hot? Can you participate? What is the payout? Understanding the Nature of Class Action Lawsuits The dual nature of class action ...

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Vintage Jewelry Watches Buyer’s Guide

Vintage jewelry watches are a collectible with a purpose. More often than not, these watches are in working condition and they make amazing conversation starters as well as serving as a subtle yet perceptible hint that the wearer has exquisite taste and does not buy “off the rack.” Say what you mean and mean what ...

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Diamond Jewelry: Truly Forever

Diamond: a rare exquisite gem that has been immortalized through time. What separates this gem from the rest of the pack is its clarity fused with age-old tradition. Diamond jewelry has been associated with romance, something that represents a long and lasting love. Because it resembles something lasting, diamond jewelries are also some of the ...

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Books by V.C. Andrews

Over the past several years I have grown to like V.C. Andrews books quite a lot. Unfortunately, a full list of books released has eluded me. The following list is one that I have compiled from the back pages of many of her books. The Dollanger Series: Flowers in the Attic (1979), Petals on the ...

Defining Cartels

We’ve all heard about cartels. There is always something mysterious and edgy about the word, signifying a plethora of illegal activities. But how many of us actually understand the word and what it means? When you think cartel, drugs usually come to mind. But there is a very simple definition of a cartel that applies ...

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History of the Diamond Engagement Ring

I often wonder how traditions start, their origin, meaning and why they last for as long as some do. The diamond has been one of the most valuable stones throughout history and has had symbolic meaning for quite awhile. The first thing that may come to your mind is engagement, in recent history the diamond ...

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Are All Diamonds Blood Diamonds?

“Every diamond in De Beers Diamond Jewellery is conflict-free and child labour free.” For many Americans, clarity and size are the two most important considerations when choosing a diamond. These folks have little concern beyond fulfilling the status quo or pleasing their eager fiancés. A select few, however, are much more interested in where their ...

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Buy Her Lab-Grown Diamonds This Year, Not Blood Diamonds

It’s true. Diamonds, the most sought-after precious gem, especially during holidays such as Christmas and Valentine’s Day, can be grown in a lab and sold to the public, thereby negating the worldwide monopoly that De Beers has on the diamond market. I should be certain to make the point that lab-grown diamonds are actual real ...