The De Beers Code of Origin is a customised code unique to your diamond that provides assurance that it is natural and conflict free, and was discovered by De Beers in Botswana, Canada, Namibia or South Africa. It reflects our deep commitment to social and environmental responsibility, giving you peace of mind about where your diamond comes from.
1. Is a natural diamond, discovered by De Beers.
2. Was discovered in Botswana, Canada, Namibia or South Africa, where it has helped provide jobs, healthcare and education, with a particular focus on programs supporting women and girls.
3. Is conflict-free and meets our industry-leading ethical standards.
4. Has helped protect the planet through wildlife conservation and our commitment to be carbon neutral by 2030.
The diamonds we recover are treasures of the earth, discovered in remote locations around the world. In a multitude of ways, from education and jobs to healthcare and wildlife conservation, our diamonds make a significant contribution to the lives of the people and the places where they are found. This is the belief and commitment that sits at the heart of the De Beers.
Building Forever, De Beers’ blueprint for a creating a positive and sustainable impact that will endure well beyond the discovery of our last diamond.
As part of this, we invest over $25 million annually in community programmes, developing skills for the future and economic resilience. By 2030, we will support 10,000 female micro-entrepreneurs and 10,000 girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programmes. Within our own industry, 350,000 employees across the diamond world are committed to following our Best Practice Principles, an industry-leading set of standards defining responsible business, social conduct and our industry-leading ethical standards.
We are committed to protecting the planet for generations to come. We preserve six acres of land for every one acre we use for business operations, equating to half a million acres dedicated to the protection of endangered species and other wildlife. By developing innovative technologies, using renewable energies and transforming our business, we will become carbon neutral by 2030.
To download your diamond’s origin report please use this link to enter your personal code, found on your Code of Origin card through our De Beers Institute of Diamonds website.Report search
Please scan the QR code to visit the De Beers WeChat diamond report mini program
If you purchased your De Beers Code of Origin diamond in store and have lost your card, please get in touch with the retailer who will arrange a replacement for you.
You can find your personal code printed on your De Beers Code of Origin card. This code prefixed “DB” is the inscription on your diamond.