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7 Things you Didn’t Know About Your Diamonds!

  1. The US is the #1 consumer in diamonds
  2. Green diamonds get their color from radiation in the earth
  3. In ancient times, Greeks believed diamonds to be tears of the Gods while Romans considered them to be shards of stars that had fallen from the sky
  4. The Egyptians began the custom of placing a diamond ring on the fourth finger, believing a ‘vein of love’ ran directly from there to the heart
  5. Only diamonds can cut another diamond and only diamond powder can polish a diamond
  6. Diamonds are heat conductors and can explode if heated past boiling point
  7. Diamonds are sold by weight, so the weight is also the size of the diamond. A carat is divided up into 100 points. A diamond weighing 50 points is half a carat. As well as the weight, cut, color and clarity are all very important.

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