A peace Diamond is just recently been found in Sierra Leone, its more than the famous blood diamond, then its probably a symbol of peace. As we have moved from war, natural disasters and so many crises and now heading to a lasting peace and development, Sierra Leone is one of the richest Country in west Africa by nature
The diamond field in Sierra Leone is about one quarter of the country in the south-eastern and eastern parts of Sierra Leone. Diamond production areas are Kono, Kenema and Bo Districts and diamonds are mainly situated in the rivers and swamps. Sierra Leone is known for producing mostly gem quality diamonds including some spectacularly large stones of very high value. And that was proven when a pastor recently came across a 706-carat diamond in March 2017, the diamond is close to “The Star of Sierra Leone” a name given to biggest 969.8 carat ever been found in 1972. It was the third largest diamond in the world.
The Sierra Leone Diamond Reserves are being estimated at 6.3 million carats down to a depth of 600m at Koidu and 3.2 million carats to a depth of 600m at Tongo and many famous diamond areas are yet on untouched by an estimator. Probably that is the magic behind Sierra Leone been among the 10th popular diamond lands in the world.
Artisanal and small-scale diamond mining activities are widespread in the diamond areas as well as large company operations. Locals, might have one or two in the pocket for sale, but mind you doing diamonds business in sierra Leone without the necessary licenses is a crime, Go through the right channel. Currently over 1700 small scale mining license in those Areas. We can assure you Sierra Leone is one of the best places in Africa to do business.