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GarnerBears is an online jewellery store that houses high quality jewellery and accessories with strikingly exquisite designs. With its affordable rates and unique shopping experience, GarnerBears is your one stop destination for making any given day an occasion.

GarnerBears an initiative online platform by Popley & Sons Jewellers Private Limited specializes in the retail, distribution and marketing of Fine Jewellery & Luxury Brands within the sectors of Watches, Accessories, Luxury Communications, Writing Instruments and Gifts. Trusted relationships with prestigious houses such as Swatch Group, LVMH, De Beers & Platinum Guild to name only a few, illustrate the portfolio brands represented by the Group.

Grounded by a keen perception of the markets and consumers, brand building is at the pulse of every activity. From a stronghold in local and regional distribution to the creation of luxurious retail outlets, the Popley Group develops and implements appropriate strategies that ensure each of its brands flourish within the local and regional context.

Conflict free Diamonds
Popleys are proud to follow the Kimberley Process initiated by the United Nations for Diamonds. “The Diamonds sold by Popleys have been purchased from legitimate sources not involved in funding conflict and in compliance with United Nations resolution. Popleys hereby guarantees that these diamonds are from areas that are free of conflict, based on personal knowledge and/or written guarantees provided by the supplier of diamonds.” We will continue to support and promote any process that works to uphold legitimacy in the diamond trade.

Conflict-Free Diamonds - Our Guarantee

Diamonds are mined throughout the world, including major mines in Australia, Africa, Russia and Canada. Diamonds are a major source of good in many African nations, employing and providing healthcare to thousands. For more information on this issue, please visit DiamondFacts.org. Conflict-free diamonds are those gems which were not obtained due to human rights abuses, child labor, violence, or environmental degradation. Although the U.N.'s Kimberly Process only covers diamonds under the control of legitimate and recognized governments, conflict-free goes one step further by rejecting diamonds from governments that trade in diamonds to bankroll their conflicts.

Blood Diamonds - Financing Death And Environmental Destruction

Through the 1990s, most of the world's diamonds came from Africa, particularly regions undergoing civil unrest. Rebel armies in parts of Africa were exploiting alluvial diamond fields to fund their wars against established governments, putting people and the environment in the middle of their conflicts. Alluvial diamonds are found just inches to a few feet below the surface, making them easier to mine, but having an adverse impact on the environment. The people working these fields were often very young and subject to exploitation, with some losing their lives or permanently maimed as wars raged around them. Hence, the term blood diamonds to describe these types of gems.

The Garner Bears Initiative

At Garner Bears, we are doing our part to make sure that our customers receive conflict-free diamonds. Specifically, our internal guidelines exceed government requirements,an initiative that provides the following:

  • Garner Bears does not purchase polished diamonds from sources which are not professional members of the diamond trade.
  • Garner Bears has binding contracts with our suppliers which guarantee that the diamonds they offer to us for sale are conflict-free.

We understand that our customers care where their diamonds come from and we share that concern with you. By shopping GarnerBears.com, we strive to maintain the highest standards including sourcing diamonds from reputable providers. Garner Bears, along with the global diamond industry, has a zero-tolerance policy toward conflict diamonds. Through measures such as the Kimberley Process, which tracks diamonds from mine to market, the industry in partnership with the United Nations, governments, and non-governmental organizations, polices diamond exports to prevent the trade of illegal diamonds.