Friday, December 19, 2014

Some Interesting Facts about Diamonds

Diamonds have been around for over centuries. Do you know something else about diamonds? Take a diamond tour and get to know some interesting facts about diamonds:
  • Fact 1:
The term "Diamond" arises from the Greek word called "Adamas". It means "indomitable and imperishable"

Fact 2:
  • The first three diamonds mines across the globe include: Russia (17.8 million carats), Botswana (24 million carats) and Canada (10.9 million carats)

Fact 3:
  • The original record of an individual gifting diamond to a lady was when in 1477, the Archduke of Austria gifted a diamond to Ms. Mary of Burgundy.

Fact 4:
  • The largest diamond found ever was the “Cullinan” at 3106 carats.

Fact 5:
  • According to ancient Greeks, diamonds were particles of fallen stars on the ground surface.

Fact 6:
  • Originally, the color of diamond is pale yellow or colorless. However, it can also be found in colors including blue, green, brown, red, orange, black and pink.

Fact 7:
  • According to Romans, diamonds retained the power to discard the evil spirit and were also worn as talismans.

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