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Ethical Diamonds

Ethical diamonds are a top priority for both jewelers and jewelry lovers alike. These diamonds are mined in safe working conditions for miners. It's important for the welfare of workers to only buy ethical diamonds. Our guide goes into further details as to why we only use these stones.

What are Ethical Diamonds?

Ethical diamonds are gems that are extracted in humane mining practices. It also means that no miners are harmed during the sourcing of these ethical diamonds. They are also paid a fair wage, have safe working conditions, and none of their human rights are compromised.

At Monica Vinader, our diamond jewellery comprises ethical diamonds. It is important to us to ensure our customers are receiving a high quality ethical diamond. It is to ensure we uphold our important values that we have a quality promise for all our materials.

Purchasing ethical diamonds leaves you with a beautiful, quality piece. It also ensures everyone involved in the journey of the ethical diamond is treated well. For example, it can help ensure another's life is not harmed in the process of extraction. Many shoppers are now demanding greater transparency about where their ethical diamonds are sourced

Conflict-Free Diamonds: What are They?

You may have heard the term 'conflict-free diamonds' when searching for ethical diamonds. But what's the difference? Conflict diamonds are those that are mined in war zones. They are then sold to finance the conflict. Conflict diamonds also have the stigma of poor working conditions and may induce child labour. Conflict-free diamonds on the other hand do not endorse child labour or a poor working environment. They are instead mined in areas that are controlled by recognised governments. It is procedures such as the Kimberly Process, that are making it more difficult for conflict diamonds to be in circulation.

At Monica Vinader we only use conflict-free, ethical diamonds in our gold jewellery and silver jewellery.

Mined Diamonds

Mined diamonds are often classed as 'natural diamonds'. This is due to being created organically within the Earth. In the Earth's crust, carbons are put under extreme heat and pressure and form diamonds.

Once mined, these precious gemstones are graded using the 4Cs of diamonds:

Ethical diamonds are mined under good working conditions, but this isn't always the case for this gem. Making sure you buy from reputable sources, is the best way to ensure you have ethical diamonds.

Recycled Diamonds

Recycled diamonds are as the name suggests. They are diamonds which were previously purchased and have been made available again. These diamonds are ethical as they require no new mining. This could suggest that this method of sourcing could reduce the risk of unethical labour within mines.

At Monica Vinader we have our own jewellery recycling program as part of our sustainability promise. This program encourages our customers to recycle their gold and silver jewellery. We do this in a bid to become a circular economy and hope to continue the use of ethical diamonds.

Lab Grown Diamonds

Lab grown diamonds are made in a controlled laboratory environment. Advanced technology is used to replicate the conditions which natural ethical diamonds are formed in. They display the same characteristics as traditional diamonds. As well as this they are a responsible choice as they do not require mining and can be easily tracked from making to product.

Monica Vinader's Ethical Diamond Jewellery

Our diamond jewellery only uses ethical stones. Our stunning collection contains modern diamond necklaces and diamond earrings in a wide variety of graceful styles. Discover charm bracelets and cocktail earrings which showcase a signature sparkle thanks to their ethical diamonds. No matter the occasion, there is an ethical diamond sure to dazzle those around you.

Find the perfect pair of everyday studs housing a single ethical diamond. Or discover a gemstone eternity ring for the one you love. We have ethical diamond jewellery that you and your loved ones will adore!

About Monica Vinader

We are a contemporary jewellery brand crafting beautiful designs made from sustainable materials. From elegant diamond rings, to versatile diamond bracelets, our pieces will instantly elevate every look they touch.

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