The Truth About Diamonds

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

They’re shiny, oh so expensive, and as it turns out, not all that uncommon. Laci Green looks at why our love affair with diamonds has lasted the test of time.

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“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.”

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“Some diamonds have helped fund devastating civil wars in Africa, destroying the lives of millions.”

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46 comments

Michael Boobyer January 3, 2019 - 12:06 PM

Ohhhhh I clicked this video coz of google but then lacy green but then I remember she’s ok now

Nathan Groenevelt January 25, 2019 - 9:33 AM

I hate her face

213eddy January 27, 2019 - 1:59 AM

ITS A FAMILY THAT OWNS CONTROLS THE DIAMOND INDUSTRY AND THEY CONTROL THE PRICES ALSO THEYRE NOT THAT RARE THEY ARE VERY ABUNDANT LOOK UP THE TRUTH ABOUT DIAMONDS THEY ALSO USE. CHILDREN TO GET EM OUT

M.F March 19, 2019 - 11:07 AM

Is this girl the one that said there are 50 genders
And now she menchens science

Beef March 29, 2019 - 11:26 PM

So many pervs in the comments.

Javier Martinez March 31, 2019 - 8:34 PM

This is the diamonds I have in my chest lol I should of been a soccer player and won the world cup so many dreams so sad lol am sorry to all the people I let down Jeff Hardy , jonhhy manzel TNA , Dallas cowboys, you can blame the system for that lol by the looks of it this is not my world my kindom is so where else lol it looks like everything is going to shit so at the end it wasn't worth it lol

Cheo Feliciano April 4, 2019 - 1:41 AM

Aren't you the infinite genders girl

Eamon Cameryn Collier April 11, 2019 - 4:18 AM

Why does it look like she's in pain when she talks? I guess she's probably just hurtin' for a squirtin'

Hai Kim April 13, 2019 - 5:07 PM

Beautyful nose.,very nice after than.

Sugar Bee Fire April 22, 2019 - 9:41 AM

You twats are pathetic and stupid. Her boobs are just as common as diamonds.

Manoj Saxena April 23, 2019 - 11:55 AM

Genuine diamond glitter in dark mean don't need light to glitter.

Tagito man May 15, 2019 - 12:46 PM

There rare but not usefull

Future of Science and Discovery July 8, 2019 - 1:25 PM

They will tell you what is diamond even if it is synthetic…see what i have in my video but they wont bother to consider it a gem even if it shows beauty. Monopoly ha ha… Its not true that they are the only one who have it…to see is to believe…

Marky Mark July 27, 2019 - 3:08 PM

Damn, what was it she was talking about ?

Terry P Dennison August 5, 2019 - 4:34 PM

Riley Reid's second job lol

AlacsØn September 17, 2019 - 2:43 AM

I wanna suck em booms

Pranav Bhushan September 29, 2019 - 5:36 PM

Me before watching this video: Diamond is the hardest substance on earth.
After watching this video: I have something even harder.

CC&F October 15, 2019 - 11:14 AM

MIIIIINE DIAMONDSSSSSSS

hari sewa October 17, 2019 - 7:33 AM

same like my diamond black and blue mix .

Tanisha Tanni January 12, 2020 - 7:04 PM

😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😨😨😨😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😘😨 SoSo nice💐❤❤❤

Diamonds and stones January 25, 2020 - 8:57 PM

I have à bleu diamond a big one brut for sale contact me at gmail
Or my Nbr is 212649342444 by respects

Kajal Kumari March 13, 2020 - 11:15 AM

Hi

Khalid Uthman April 6, 2020 - 3:41 PM

Diamond is really precious

rahul sahu April 7, 2020 - 8:17 PM

Really

Red Demon Husky May 6, 2020 - 4:20 AM

Wow all of that that she said was true

Christie Exists May 20, 2020 - 4:57 AM

Still doesn't want me to have one..

EpicBowMaster June 14, 2020 - 3:42 AM

BEWBS

Lekhaharikumar Lekhaharikumar June 16, 2020 - 4:02 PM

I. Has. A. Diamond

Dr Teeka Khan July 1, 2020 - 5:20 AM

Her own diamonds are so big and I am sure shiny too

Eduardo Morales July 8, 2020 - 9:33 PM

Me: Mom can we have Riley Reid
Mom: No we have Riley Reid at home
Riley Reid at home:

Yo Soy Gaby Ramirez - Ley de Asunción August 24, 2020 - 1:28 AM

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Andrew B September 21, 2020 - 11:56 PM

When she realizes why people kept giving her diamonds.

PinkOatmeal October 1, 2020 - 6:12 AM

i searched up"why is my orange juice spicy"-———–and i got this

haha I’m in danger December 15, 2020 - 4:23 PM

The truth about diamonds is that they are unbreakable ( this is not a jojo referance)

douggg December 25, 2020 - 1:24 AM

the truth about diamponds

Samrat Sengupta January 19, 2021 - 2:28 PM

Wow!! Those are some big… diamonds.

Li dynasty February 7, 2021 - 12:02 AM

Bro i got a 0,03 ct diamond for 20 dollars its not very expensive

Willjaejae Universe February 25, 2021 - 8:06 PM

Ah ah these coments r crazy

Soumen Maity February 26, 2021 - 2:22 PM

Oh boy! Is she talking about something hard? Yeah, I can feel it.

Mike Toreno February 27, 2021 - 8:22 PM

Everyone: Wow

Me: Minecraft

SS April 22, 2021 - 4:31 PM

Can we take moment to appreciate how beautiful those are? I just wanna take those in my hands!

Kaze Minamida May 17, 2021 - 8:35 AM

PAID

Eoilas June 7, 2021 - 11:03 AM

💎 20173 maiev lw9e

Adivitara Kamil August 26, 2021 - 7:08 AM

Wow Diamond …

Glocкcry September 5, 2021 - 7:20 PM

She looks like riley reid

Елена Миронюк September 18, 2021 - 3:22 PM

Не мне решать,кто с кем спит!