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Six Amazing Facts About Diamonds

13 March 2019

What are Some Amazing Diamond Facts? Here are some amazing facts about the most magnificent and precious stone on earth: the diamond: The name “diamond” is derived from the greek word “adamas”, meaning indestructible and perennial. Eighty percent of the world’s diamonds are not even suitable for jewelry. Ancient Greeks believed that diamonds were fragments […]


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The Fascinating History of Diamond Rushes

13 March 2019

What’s the History of Diamond Rushes? At 800BC the first diamond was found in India, in 1313 the first diamonds were cut and polished in Venice, Italy, in 1550 Antwerp becomes the diamond cutting and polishing center of the world, in 1870 diamond fields are discovered in South-Africa, in 1947 De Beers further popularized diamonds […]


The Golconda Diamond Mine (And The Legend Behind It!)

25 February 2019

What is the Golconda Diamond Mine? The Golconda diamond mine is located in India, it features one of the most important diamond mines in all of Asia. The legend of the Golconda mine is that Al Hafed was the owner of a large estate in Golconda, and lived a very happy life– until he heard […]


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Push Presents

25 February 2019

What are Push Presents? A push present is a gift given to a new mother to celebrate her new bundle of joy, and it’s typically presented by the father of the new baby. Its rise in popularity has been attributed to a growing interest in cultural traditions, as well as a number of high-profile celebrities […]


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4 Non-Romantic Reasons to Gift a Diamond

25 February 2019

What are Non-Romantic Reasons to Give a Diamond? Non-romantic reasons to create or give diamonds include the death of a loved one, the death of your pet or simply create them from the fur of your pet. Diamonds are given for non-romantic reasons, including as push presents, achievements, and birthday gifts. For most people around […]


The Mohs Scale

19 February 2019

What is the Mohs Scale? The Mohs scale is a measures the relative hardness of natural materials, which are ranked on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the hardest possible substance. Diamonds, get a natural 10 on the scale. Talc Gypsum Calcite Fluorite Apatite Feldspar Quartz Topaz Corundum, ruby, sapphire Diamonds Numbers […]


The Allotropes of Carbon

19 February 2019

What are Allotropes of Carbon? Allotropy refers to the ability of an element to exist in different forms, called allotropes. Carbon, (which makes up a significant percentage of the human elemental makeup) has several allotropes. They include: Graphite. The stuff that pencils are made of! Fullerenes. Also known as buckyballs, fullerenes are an entire set […]


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5 Romantic Occasions to Give a Diamond

19 February 2019

What are Some Occasions to Give Diamonds? A diamond is perfect to give for an engagement, wedding or anniversary. Engagements are probably the most obvious place to start: giving a diamond engagement ring is a beloved tradition. Weddings rank a close second: commemorate “til death do we part” with a gift that lasts forever. Wedding […]


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Vena Amoris

13 February 2019

What is Vena Amoris? Vena Amoris refers to the belief that one single vein connected the heart to the ring finger. It’s Latin for “Vein of Love.” It originated in ancient Egypt before being subsequently passed down throughout the Greek and Roman Empires. This explained the reason why most people in those times chose to […]


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Diamonds and Data?

13 February 2019

What are Some DIamond Facts? Diamonds aren’t indestructible, the us produces no diamonds for commercial use and diamonds rain down on jupiter and saturn. There is an exciting future ahead for both diamonds and technology alike: new research suggests that the gemstones could be capable of storing an incredible amount of information. A small, thin […]


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