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.
Botswana has unveiled a new ultra-rare diamond, named the 'The Okavango Blue' after the country's Okavango Delta. Blue diamonds comprise about 0.02 percent of mined diamonds.
Daily Mail. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:54:32 +0100.
The consumer protection body has urged jewelry marketers using synthetic diamonds to qualify claims that they're environmentally friendly.
By Olivia Pinnock, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 10 Apr 2019 17:33:00 +0000.
DALLAS, April 10, 2019 -- As more and more eco-conscious millennials seeking ethically sourced diamonds choose lab-created over earth-mined, Spence Diamonds offers an Earth Day list of reasons to consider man-made diamonds. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 10 Apr 2019 11:17:00 +0000.
Newman, Renee. Diamond Handbook. Los Angeles, CA. International Jewelry. 2005.