Have you ever wondered why diamond is the most sought-after gemstone, when it comes to expressing your love? Here are some facts that will renew your respect for this ultimate gemstone-
• It’s the hardest of the material on earth. They resist deterioration. That’s exactly why it’s the preferred gem for Engagement & Wedding Rings. You can be confident that the diamond you buy today will still shine as brilliantly when your great-grandchildren wear it.
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Natural Diamonds are the rarest of the gemstones available. It takes about 1 billion to 3.3 billion years for Carbon-containing minerals to create diamond under high pressure and temperature, at depths of 140 to 190 kilometers below earth’s surface. Diamonds are brought close to the Earth surface through deep volcanic eruptions by magma. These are then mined out. You will be surprised to know that for every carat of rough diamonds recovered, more than 250 tonnes of ore have to be blasted, crushed and processed. Only 20% will be gem quality. Then they are cut and polished into
• The defects and impurities in the diamonds create, the popular COLOURED DIAMONDS. Nitrogen is by far the most common impurity found in gem diamonds and is responsible for the yellow and brown color in diamonds. The other colours are green, pink, orange, black with Red being the rarest of the coloured diamonds. The purest diamond transmits visible light and appears as a clear colorless crystal.
It’s for these reasons that diamonds have been sought after, fought over and even worshiped, so it is only appropriate that they have become- The Ultimate Symbol Of Love.
If you are thinking of buying THAT PERFECT DIAMOND, you are about to enter an enchanted world with endless options to suit every pocket size
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