Blood Diamond

Kiona, Alexis, and Dyanna

What Is Blood Diamond?

Blood diamond is related to diamond traiding, blood diamond is (also called a converted diamond, conflict diamond, hot diamond, or a war diamond)

Location/ countries involved:

They are found in South Africa, Kimberley.


Diamonds are supposed to be symbols of love, commitment, and joyful new beginnings. But for many people in diamond rich countries, these diamonds are more of a curse than a blessing. Too often, the world’s diamond mines produce not only diamonds – but also civil wars, violence, human rights abuses, etc.