Diamonds Are...

Abby Zimet

On a recent trip to South Africa, the California-based street artist ABOVE convinced the traders at Johannesburg’s Jewel City - the southern hemisphere's largest exporter of diamonds and, inevitably, blood diamonds - to let him paint a wall with the slogan “Diamonds Are A Woman’s Best Friend.” He lied, or at least left something out.


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