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The World Diamond Council was created by the diamond industry to be the interface between the diamond industry and the Kimberley Process. It is made up of a wide range of companies from the mining firms through to retail. So, for example, De Beers is a member, BHP Billiton is a member, Rio Tinto, they're all members, but at the retail end you have Jewellers of America and a number of other bodies. So the World Diamond Council was created to deal with the issue of conflict diamonds by the industry at large and to be the representative of the industry in creating the Kimberley Process.

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