According to this long article on blood diamonds by Al-Akhbar’s Patrick Galey, “it is highly likely – although impossible to prove – that Lebanese consumers are inadvertently funding the Israeli Army through diamond purchases made in boutiques in Beirut”. As one expert on the diamond trade put it to Al-Akhbar, Israeli diamonds “are no doubt flowing into Lebanon,” unbeknownst to jewelers.” [Full Article]

This being said, we should no longer buy overpriced tiny pieces of diamonds as we may be funding the enemy. Long live Zircon lol!