Diamonds are crystals made up of pure carbon, and are the hardest naturally occurring substance on earth. Gem-grade diamonds are often made into jewelry such as rings, necklaces, and earrings. Diamonds are mined from the ground and cut so that they have many facets to brilliantly reflect light. Diamond mines exists on the continents of Africa, Asia, North America, and Oceania.
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Brand-name diamonds are more consistent in their cut and quality than non-branded diamonds. Learn more about brand-name diamonds and find links to popular brand-name diamond suppliers.
Africa is the second largest continent on earth, and it consists of 53 countries. Its natural resources include gold, diamonds, and copper. Visit this site to find a printable map of Africa.
The Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex dazzled in show-stopping diamond earrings for Prince Charles' birthday dinner at Buckingham Palace last night.
Daily Mail. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:15:38 +0000.
Graff Diamonds is alerting its clients that they can purchase jewels with polished stones from the storied diamond, calling it a 'once in a lifetime opportunity.'
By Anthony Demarco, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:55:00 -0500.
GENEVA (AFP) - Marie Antoinette's dazzling diamonds and pearls, unseen in public for two centuries, will go on sale in Geneva on Wednesday (Nov 14) in what is being billed as one of the most important royal jewellery auctions in history.
Straits Times. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:52:41 +0800.
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