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    Diamond Value Of Diamonds

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    love and beauty are what make diamonds so precious. The fascination with diamonds isn't a modern-day phenomenon. Their history is entwined with the history of the world itself. A Roman naturalist in the first century AD described a diamond as "...the most valuable, not only of precious stones, but of all things in this world." Every ton of rock yields barely a half a carat of diamonds, which makes mining a long and arduous process. By slipping a diamond on your finger you not only wear a precious stone, you wear a piece of history millions of years old. Diamond Value Diamond value is based on four interrelating factors known throughout the world as the 4 C's. Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat have been used for decades in…

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    Diamond Diamonds Essay

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    The conflict diamonds started to be present and problematic in Sierra Leone as soon as DeBeers mining company took control of all diamond prospects throughout this region. Although DeBeers was keeping a moderate watch on the trading and actions being taken through it, traders from Lebanon (bordered by Syria and Israel to the south) were able to easily smuggle and mine diamonds out through the company. Later towards the 1950s, countries, such as Sierra Leone, had to give up the chance of…

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    Do You think synthetic diamonds are better than natural diamonds? I do and here are my reasons why. First of all synthetic diamonds are more luster like. Second of all synthetic diamonds are better for the environment. Third of all synthetic diamonds cost much less than natural diamonds. First of all synthetic diamonds are more luster like because they come from the lab. This means that they do not have the coat of dirt that the mine diamonds have. “ The diamonds that come from the mine are…

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    Diamond Engagement Rings

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    Imagine a picture perfect proposal. Is it a man getting down on one knee and presenting a sparkling diamond ring to his now fiancee? While there is nothing wrong with a grand romantic gesture like a proposal, there are a few issues revolving diamond engagement rings. It has become a tradition for female brides-to-be to flaunt them, but how did this originate and why do we still do it today? Because they serve no real meaningful purpose, diamond engagement rings should not continue to be used in…

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    Malcom Forbes once said, "Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs". Although this statement is true, it does not mean that all diamonds are alike. Individuals find diamonds in different shades, with different levels of clarity and more. Thanks to advances in diamond cutting technology, individuals now have access to different styles as well. A good example of this is the sunshine cut diamond, one where the cut was designed in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida. Before…

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    Ever since the early 1920’s Diamonds have became the most valuable rock known to westerners. The side most people don’t know about is what happens in the region most of the diamonds come from. From the mass murders to the underage children working for less than a dollar a day. The system is weekly regulated and more than 30% of the diamonds bought don’t have legal papers of placed mined. Diamonds are also smuggled from different places by minors and back dowered by guards and armed forces. The…

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    Diamonds. These small and rare rocks have been considered prized possessions throughout the ages. Diamonds are as old as the earth itself, and ever since their discovery they have captivated humans. Diamonds have come to represent many things, but in this paper, I will focus on power. I will track a certain diamond through its’ dated 350-year period, and use it to understand the individuals who owned it and the power it gave them. The diamond I refer to is the hope diamond. The Hope diamond is…

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    The History Of Diamonds

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    Johnson “the name "diamond" comes from the Greek word, "adamas" meaning unconquerable. Fittingly diamonds are made of pure carbon, and diamonds are the hardest natural substance known to man” (n.p). Diamonds are a symbol of love and coming in different colors and shape sizes as these gems can be transparent, truculent white, yellow, green, blue, or brown. The diamond is considered by many to be the “king of gems,” and in antiquity was often paired with the pearl as its queen. According to the…

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    Cecil Rhodes was a scammer. Advertisements by Cecil Rhodes have been known to be scams; this theory stimulated from several observers. This viewer watched the De Beers diamond ads continuously by the founder Cecil Rhodes and the (CSO) persuading and scamming men to make purchases to express their love. The De Beers diamonds created a visual image for advertising as an appeal for a metaphor of how a diamond gives value as a lifetime commitment to a potential or future wife by paying over value…

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    Colour of a Diamond by its Size Medium-sized princess cut diamond. Large round brilliant cut diamonds. Small-sized fancy cut diamonds. Yellow diamond. Orange diamond. Blue diamond. Red diamond. White diamond. Cognac diamond. Just like people, diamonds are unique. They come in many sizes and colours and can be cut in numerous ways. Also, similar to people in the respect that works well on medium-sized memorial diamonds might not work well on large cremation diamonds, or small to medium-sized…

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