April 19, 2010

April’s Birthstone: Diamond

Posted in birthstones, diamonds, rose diamonds tagged , , , at 7:55 pm by rosediamonds

Diamond Fun Facts:

Youngest Diamond is 623 million years old

Oldest Diamond is  over 3.3 billion years old.

Diamond is the only gemstone made up of a single element, carbon.

It takes at least a cubic ton of rock to produce one diamond

Diamonds in their rough form look very different from their polished counterparts and a faceted in steps to maximize their brilliance, fire, and weight retention.

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  2. laila said,

    I can’t believe this birthstone is 623 million years old! OMG!!!


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