Diamond Facts

There are lots of things you need to know about finding the right diamond for your engagement ring, but diamonds have their own fun and interesting facts that you may not know about. It’s no wonder diamonds have been coveted for centuries by kings, queens, and mythological gods. These fun facts show you just how truly unique diamonds are in this world.
❓Diamonds are the hardest gemstone on Earth
Diamonds are indeed the hardest gemstone on our planet. Diamonds are used for the delicate drills used by dentists and used to cut other materials such as steel, iron, gold, titanium, sapphires, emeralds, and even another diamond!
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Dental drill bit with diamond chips - Science Photo Library
❓Diamonds are mined in India the most
From ancient times, India was the source of nearly all the world's known diamonds, India was the only place where diamonds were mined but until the discovery of diamonds in South Africa in 1896, India has not been a major diamond-producing country since the 1900s. In 2013, India mined 37,515 carats of diamonds, from one industrial-scale mine and many artisanal mines; this was less than one-tenth of one percent of the world production of 132.9 million carats.

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Historical Reading List: Diamonds in Ancient India - GIA
❓Diamonds can cut glass
Because diamonds are harder than glass, they can definitely cut glass. However, please don’t attempt to cut a hole in a glass window with your brand new diamond engagement ring. 😂 Diamonds may be hard, but they are also fragile and can chip if used incorrectly.

❓Diamonds last forever
You may recall the phrase “diamonds are forever” when shopping for diamond jewelry. While diamonds are strong and durable, they will eventually break down - over the course of millions of years. So as far as a human lifespan is concerned, diamonds are pretty much eternal.

Diamond FactsShining Diamonds - Internet
❓All Diamonds are white
While you may believe diamonds are sparkling white, this is not the case for all diamonds! There are yellow diamonds, pink diamonds, and more based on the locations and substances in the earth where the diamonds have formed. White or clear diamonds are the most popular, but diamonds come in a variety of shades and colors.
Diamond FactsDiamonds come with many colors - Internet
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