Let's see those Canadian Diamonds!

posted 4 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

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 !!

 

 

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

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

 

~Mrs B

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2015 - Ketchum, ID

@WannaBeeMrsB:  Dumb question… what makes a Canadian diamond special?

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

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. 🙂

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@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
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

@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.

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

My Centre stone is a Canadian diamond.

 

Post # 11
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

Cool *Cool*

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
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Busy Beekeeper
  • 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
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

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!!! 

Post # 14
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90 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Here is my Canadian  rock. NWT 

Post # 15
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

Mine is a Birks Canadian diamond

 

 

 

 

 

Post # 16
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

@WannaBeeMrsB:  Mine is a  0.4ct hearts and arrows from the Ekati mine in the NWT.

 

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