Diamonds mined in Africa change owners a dozen times in their continent of origin alone.
When millions of dollars of diamonds can be transported in a small Cessna propeller plane, undetectable to anyone in undeveloped mining regions, how would any traceability be possible?
It is effectively impossible to track retail diamonds to their source. Masking the origin of a blood diamond and passing it off as a certified diamond is often as easy as bribing the right official.
How about Aboveground Diamonds?
Diamonds from our Foundry never leave our direct control. There is absolute certainty on their origin.