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Does anyone else have Canadian diamonds in their engagment or wedding rings? Bonus points if you remember where in Canada it was mined!
My beauty is a Canadian hearts & arrows mined in the Northwest Territories in 2009 :). Anyone else care to share?
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I have a Canadian too: “As pure and unique as the arctic snow, our Inuit Ice” mined in Canada’s North West Territories !! also Love you ring 🙂 heart and arrows are soo cool !!
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Hahahahahaha.. I love how your name is ‘I wanna bee Mrs B’ because I am a Mrs B!!! I am getting my .70ct cushion cut Canadian Diamond here soon and will post a picture as soon as I see it!!! Nothing better than staying true to our roots. =D
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- Wedding: September 2015 - Ketchum, ID
@WannaBeeMrsB: Dumb question… what makes a Canadian diamond special?
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My centre stone is a Canadian diamond. It says where it was mined on the certificate but I don’t feel like digging that out right now. 🙂
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@mrspinesol: They’re mined in the best country in the world! And they’re conflict free. Technically. Some would argue that the mines in the northern territories cause a lot of societal and environmental issues. There’s a lot of good quality diamonds that come out of Canadian mines (in terms of colour, carat and clarity). Plus most Canadian diamonds are lazer engraved with a serial number that’s registered with the Canadian government so that you know a) where they came from and b) if one is ever stolen, it can be traced easier.
Mine is a 1 carat hearts and arrows mined in NWT! I can’t remember what year though 🙁
Post # 8
@WannaBeeMrsB: Centre is .5ct NWT diamond. The lighting is weird, sorry.
@mrspinesol: They are conflict free (as diamonds really only started being mined here in the 90’s), and the government has stricter regulations regarding the environmental impact of mines (diamond mines are notoriously detrimental to the environment.) The rough diamonds also have better colour overall.
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My Centre stone is a Canadian diamond.
Post # 10
@inlovebee: thank you! I love yours as well 🙂
@mrspinesol: Others were able to answer before I saw your question, but the summed it up nicely!
I love all of your rings ladies!
Post # 11
I don’t ever remember anyone posting a topic about Canadian Diamonds in the year+ that I’ve been a member here on WBee.
Both my Sparklies feature GIA Certified Canadian Diamonds.
And if memory serves me right, they are both from the Northwest Territories
(sorry I don’t have the paperwork with me, it is currently locked up in our Safety Deposit Box… so cannot recall if they came out of the DeBeers owned Mine … most likely… or the Harry Winston one)
My ERing came from a Family Run Jewellery Store, and the WBand from Peoples Canada (same Corp as Zales USA)
Hope this helps,
Post # 12
- Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast
Here are my Canadian beauties. They are from the Polar Bear company, but I’m not sure exactly where in Canada they were mined.
Post # 13
Hey again!!! I have a friend that worked at the diamond mine in Ekati. It was bought out by Harry Winston a few years ago though. Not sure if some of us have our diamonds from them. I heard Saskatchewan is mining diamonds now!!!
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Here is my Canadian rock. NWT
Post # 15
Mine is a Birks Canadian diamond
Post # 16
@WannaBeeMrsB: Mine is a 0.4ct hearts and arrows from the Ekati mine in the NWT.