CanadaMark Diamonds - Ethical Diamonds
What are ethical diamonds?
Introducing ethical CanadaMark diamonds
We are UK suppliers of CanadaMark diamonds. We carry a selection of GIA certified diamonds, all CanadaMark™ hallmarked with details of where the each diamond originated. Please contact us for details of our current stock and a list of available diamonds.
What are CanadaMark diamonds?
The CanadaMark™ hallmark program is a strategic initiative of Dominion Diamond Corporation to assure the integrity of the supply chain of Canadian diamonds from mine to the retailer. It gives the end consumer of diamond jewellery confidence in the origin and history of their polished diamond. This unique number can be entered online to verify the diamond's authenticity and origin. You will need your serial number and polished diamond weight.
Engagement ring settings for CanadaMark diamonds
Your CanadaMark diamond can be set into one of our engagement ring designs. Please see our dedicated information page on traceable diamond engagement rings for additional guidance.
Every CanadaMark diamond comes with the reassurance that it is :
- Responsibly mined in Canada
- Natural and untreated
- Traceable to the mine
- Meets specific quality standards
At Serendipity Diamonds we are actively engaged in establishing fully traceable supply chains for diamonds from the mine to the final product.
As part of our service we can provide traceable CanadaMark diamonds originating from the Ekati and Diavik mines in Canada.
Are CanadaMark diamonds ethical diamonds?
Absolutely yes. In addition, Canadamark diamonds offer the only 100% traceable system for ensuring your diamond is completely ethically sourced. Even diamond under the Forevermark brand by DeBeers do not give assurance of where precisely a diamond originated.
CanadMark cards and CanadaMark inscriptions
Fully traceable diamonds provide the consumer with a documented information on the origin of their diamond. Each diamond carried authenticated information on where the diamond was originally mined. All of our diamonds are conflict free which is noted on each invoiced diamond product. Fully traceable diamonds give the consumer the additional information relating to where the diamond was mined. Although supply is limited, we can provide a wide range of diamond shapes, sizes, colours and clarities with fully traceable credentials.
We receive varying goods in different diamond shapes, colours, clarities and sizes depending on availability. Please contact us with any specific requirements.
Do small CanadaMark diamonds exist?
It is possible to purchase smaller sizes of CanadaMark diamonds. Although small diamond do not include the CanadaMark card, we sell limited quantities of small diamonds—perfect for jewellers and hobbyists to include in jewellery commissions. We never unseal parcels which arrive directly from the cutter in sealed CanadaMark bags for your reassurance. Browse our live inventory below and contact us with the reference if you would like to purchase one of the following diamond parcels.
GIA certified CanadaMark Diamonds
All of our certified CanadaMark diamonds include a reputable GIA certificate as shown below. Diamonds 0.30 carats and above include a GIA certificate and CanadaMark origin card with serial number, rough diamond weight and mine of origin.
Showing a typical GIA certificate and CanadaMark card showing the rough and polished weight, and traceable CanadaMark number inscribed.
The Diavik Mine
The Diavik Diamond Mine is Canada’s largest diamond mine in terms of carat production. Diavik was established following the discovery of four diamond-bearing deposits, called kimberlite pipes, in 1994 and 1995.
The mine site is located in Canada’s remote wilderness on a 12 mile square island, at Lac de Gras, Northwest Territories, approximately 185 miles from Yellowknife, the territorial capital, and just 136 miles south of the Arctic Circle.
The Ekati Mine
The Ekati mine is located in in the Lac de Gras region of the Northwest Territories, approximately 185 miles northeast of Yellowknife, Canada. The name means 'Fat Lake.' It is Canada's first surface and underground mine in production since 1998.
BHP Billiton completed the sale of its diamonds business, comprising its interests in the EKATI Diamond Mine and Diamonds Marketing operations, to Dominion Diamond Corporation (formerly Harry Winston Diamond Corporation).
Photographs from the Diavik Mine
The following photographs are a collection of images, relating the region and mining operations of the Diavik mine.
Aerial view of the Diavik mine in Summer, surrounded by the extensive Lac de Gras. Copyright © 2014 Rio Tinto.
Diavik mine wind farm and environmental protection through re-vegetation studies.