Category Archives: Canadian Diamonds

Conflict Diamonds Appearing in the Marketplace

Despite the claims by the Kimberley Process to have put an end to conflict diamonds, new evidence has surfaced showing that banned gems from Central African Republic are entering the diamond supply chain. Disguised as “unknown origin” diamonds, these conflict stones are very likely appearing in jewelry stores across America. The Central African Republic has […]

New From Our Workshop – Oblio

Spring is here and wedding season is upon us. One of our newest ring sets is a matched pair of Oblio diamond wedding bands. A lifetime commitment deserves the best. Perfect for his & his, hers & hers, or his & hers. They all work.

Sometimes Simplicity is Best

“Any darn fool can make something complex; it takes a genius to make something simple.” ― Pete Seeger One of our first Earthwise Jewelry® designs, Emma. Paired with the Mobius wedding band. Available in 18k, platinum, or palladium.

We ♥ Hearts

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and what says “I love you” more than actually saying “I love you?” Well, nothing actually. But this ruby and diamond heart necklace is a close second! Available in recycled 18k white gold, 18k gold or platinum, and pavé set with Canadian diamonds framing a beautiful fair trade (and non-Burmese!) […]

A Piglet for Christmas

With the purchase of this recycled 18k white gold or sterling piglet we made special for this occasion, we will donate 100% of the purchase price to Farm Sanctuary. That means, with every penny you spend on either of these two pieces, all the money will go to help farm animals and you’ll get a nifty necklace […]

Canadian Diamond Earrings

Classic diamond stud earrings are the perfect accessory. From denim to dress, their simplicity makes them a wardrobe staple. At Leber Jeweler, we believe beauty and responsibility go together. All our 18k gold or platinum diamond earrings are hand-crafted in our Chicago workshop using genuine Canadian origin diamonds. While many jewelers claim their diamonds are […]

When “conflict” isn’t conflict?

The Kimberley Process Intersessional is being held this week and it appears unlikely the KP will reform the definition of “conflict diamonds” this year.  As we’ve mentioned in previous posts, the definition of a “conflict diamond” under the KP’s working language is so limited that it fails to take into account any violence or bloodshed that […]

These Election Results Brought to You by the Letter “D”

With the “D” being diamonds, it really comes as no surprise that Robert Mugabe has won Zimbabwe’s election by a “landslide” as dictatorships are apt to do. Based on the results of an election with “record turnouts” which included an estimated two million dead people who were registered to vote, this means that his political […]

New from our Workbench

One of our newest designs is the Barbara Pavé. Two intertwining bead-set Canadian diamond milgrain edge bands with a prong-set center stone of your choosing. Diamond, sapphire, whichever you please. They all look great! Available in 18k white gold alloyed with palladium, 18k yellow gold, or 950 platinum. Starting at $1,975.

New from our Workbench

We’re starting the New Year out with some new designs. Here’s a reclaimed platinum necklace set with a fair trade 4.23ct blue sapphire surrounded by Canadian diamonds. It was made here in our Chicago workshop so it’s both ethically-made as well as beautiful! We hope you like it.