Diamonds are the world’s premier precious stone. Their rarity and beauty combine to elevate them to a position of high esteem that is unmatched by any other precious gems. While diamonds, in general, are very rare, far rarer still are the large and flawless diamonds that have gained fame as cherished gifts given with love, or as spoils of war taken by force. Here are some of the world’s more notable examples: » Read more..
Archive for Gems
Nature has produced many types of precious stones, but diamonds have a special place among them. The only other material that can rival them in mysticism is gold. Diamonds can bind the gaze of almost every person; many women view diamond jewellery as the ideal gift. Fascination with them sometimes seems supernatural, so what makes this type of gemstones so extraordinary? » Read more..