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Diamond Education By Angel Designs

Diamond education from Angel Designs

The history of diamonds is thousands of years long and filled with desire. Due to its exceptional traits, the Greeks dubbed it “adamant”, “unbreakable”, and “untamed”, the sturdiest precious gem that no other can replace. Even its natural beauty became nothing short of sacred, which is why many were found adorning religious icons as well…

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What Creates the Color of Colored Diamonds?

Colored Diamond

The traditional white diamonds (colorless diamonds) that we all know about, like those found in most classic engagement rings, pendants and other diamond jewelry, are created from a complex process involving super-heated, highly pressurized carbon molecules close to the Earth’s core. But these are not the only diamond types out there… For better understanding, first…

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Pink diamond reclaims auction record

Pink diamond

The 59.60-carat Pink Star diamond has once again set a world record for the highest price paid at auction for a diamond or piece of jewellery. The fancy vivid pink oval-cut stone fetched US$71.2 million (AU$95 m) at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong on 4 April. This figure is more than double that of…

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Diamond Guide: Diamond Types, Cuts And Quality

Diamond Shapes

COLOR The ideal diamond is completely colorless. These are the most expensive types of diamond. Though most diamonds appear colorless, they actually have slight tones of yellow or brown. The Gemological Institute of America (GIA), the authority in diamond certification, grades color alphabetically from D (totally colorless) to Z (heavily tinted). The difference in grades…

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