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Designing the Diamond – The Art of Diamond Cutting and Polishing

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The most precious, most loved and most desired stone in the whole world is the diamond. It is a fascinating natural object, which undergoes a massive transformation to attain its final beautiful look from its natural state. Interesting Trivia: When found in nature, diamonds do not look much different from the thousands of different stones

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Most Famous Diamonds – Bigger, Better, and Highly Desired: Part III

It is time to complete the list of twelve of the most famous stones known to mankind. In my last two blogs, I talked Cullinan,The Golden Jubilee, The Incomparable, The Cullinan II, The Spirit of de Grisogono, The Centenary Diamond, The Jubilee  and The De Beers diamonds. Here are the next few big sparklers. The

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Most Famous Diamonds – Bigger, Better, and Highly Desired: Part II

We continue our list of historically famous diamonds that have been the objects of wonder, of desire, of jealousy and of course, something to be possessed with a passion. In my last blog, I talked about four magnificent stones namely Cullinan, The Golden Jubilee, The Incomparable, The Cullinan II that have memorized mankind.     5.

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Most Famous Diamonds – Bigger, Better, and Highly Desired: Part I

Millions, perhaps billions of diamonds have been mined, cut and polished in the last 30 centuries that we have known about them. However, there have been a few diamonds that have risen far above the rest. Their size, color and brilliance have made them the objects of desires for everyone from the lowliest workers to

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Mysteries of Diamonds – From Blood Soaked to Ethically Right

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The title might sound surprising, even shocking to some. But this is the actual transformation that diamonds have gone through. Before you start wondering how, let’s take one more look at the history of diamonds. As I mentioned in my previous blog post, diamonds were first discovered around 3000 years ago. Throughout the course of

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Mysteries of Diamonds – One Stone, Unlimited Uses

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When we hear the word, “diamond”, the first thing that comes to mind is a big sparkling stone, all white, set atop a beautiful gold ring. Such solitaires are every woman’s fantasy and every man’sidea of a perfect gift for their partners. Highly precious and highly valued, diamonds have long fascinated mankind as objects of

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Pearls, Nature’s Most Intriguing Gemstones

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The world over, precious jewelry usually has two main components – the metal from which it is made, and gemstones. These gemstones can be any of the many precious stones that have been mined and are known to man – diamonds, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethysts, or pearls. Technically, pearl is a made out of a

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Bracelets Guide: Timeless Ornaments that Adorn Your Wrist and Hands.

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There are adornments for almost every body part – rings for fingers, earrings for ears, necklaces and pendants for the neck. And then there is jewelry for the hands, the wrists – bangles and bracelets. While bangles are more or less the exclusive domain of women, bracelets are more universal and unisex in nature. Bracelets

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