Are Diamonds Actually Unbreakable?

Diamonds are the hardest substance on earth. In fact, the word diamond comes from a Greek word that means unbreakable. But, though they are hard, are diamonds unbreakable? Technically, the answer is no. It is possible to break diamonds; otherwise it would be impossible to cut diamonds into the variety of shapes and sizes used…

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Are Diamonds Made of Coal?

We’ve all heard the old adage that diamonds are made of a lump of coal, but we may not really know if the saying is actually true. Diamonds are formed in the earth, through a process that scientists, even today, don’t completely understand. This process is very similar to the process that creates coal, which…

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Who Certifies Diamonds and How

A piece of diamond jewelry can be an important investment.  So, it’s a good idea to get a little education before you begin shopping to ensure you buy a piece that is high quality and beautiful. Understanding the diamond certification process including who certifies diamonds and how these are certified will help you choose wisely….

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What to look for when Buying Diamonds

Do you know what you need to know when buying diamonds? The diamond trade requires some savviness to ensure that you get the value for your money. The fraudulent jewelers aiming to dupe you are out there in droves so you need to get familiar with what to look for when buying diamonds. Nothing is more devastating…

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