Conflict Free Diamonds: A Girl's Best Friend (PHOTOS)

For some people, diamonds are the classic symbol of romance, love, and commitment. For others, diamonds symbolize a legacy of violence because they are mined in ways that threaten the environment and people in their path. We at the HuffPost Green believe in choosing diamonds that are socially and environmentally responsible if you choose to buy one. Another great way to lower the impact of a diamond is to go vintage. That is truly a thing of beauty! Check out our suggestions for finding your perfect, conflict-free diamond, just in time for Valentine's Day.