Diamonds

 

Diamonds are a girl's best friend! Our elegant yet playful designs bring out the brilliance of the world’s most famous gem.
Set with meticulously cut diamonds, our precious pendants and bracelets make a very special gift. The Diamond color ranges from colorless to yellow, brown, rarely green, blue, red and black. Diamonds have an adamantine luster.

CHARACTERISTICS

The diamond is the hardest mineral of all, consisting of crystallized carbon from the center of the earth. It rates 10 on the Mohs scale of hardness. This means that only a diamond can scratch another diamond. Diamond valuation encompasses the 4 C´s: Carat, Color, Clarity and Cut. The diamond is the birthstone of April.

 

ORIGIN

Diamonds are mined all over the world, with the most important sources being Botswana, Russia, Canada and South Africa. Australia is home to the most beautiful yellow and pink diamonds.

 

History

The name Diamond refers to the stones extreme hardness and derives from the Greek word 'adamas' - 'the Unconquerable'. It is the hardest material on earth and can only be scratched by another Diamond. In the first century AD, the Roman naturalist Pliny stated: “Diamond is the most valuable, not only of precious stones, but of all things in this world” and Diamonds have been treasured ever since. The advertising campaign of De Beers “diamonds are forever”, which launched back in 1938 emphasized Diamonds as synonym of love.

 

Appears in the following Color Stories

Camel, Cashmere.

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Care Recommendations

Care must be taken when setting Diamonds, due to perfect cleavage. Diamond jewelry should be stored separately from other jewelry, as it easily scratches other stones.