Diamonds are a symbol of love, but to researchers supported by the National Science Foundation they are also precious for their amazing physical and chemical properties.
Afterall, there are more things to do with diamonds than just put one on your finger.
Scientists and engineers use diamonds to:
That’s one driver of growth for the diamond market, Citi analysts say.
Robber stuffs his suitcase with gems and escapes in one of Europe’s biggest jewelry heists.
If this isn’t a modern day Golden Girls plotline then I don’t know what is.
Lindsay Lohan is SO jealous right now.
Sia cowrote the song, so it’s not too surprising that she sounds incredible singing it herself.
The singer was spotted working on the video treatment for her latest single, ‘Diamonds.’
Move over Godiva. There’s a new luxury chocolatier in town.
Possibly the best way to prove you desperately need a job in this economy. After all, you just blew your life savings on business cards.
And you thought Siberia was just mammoth tusks and suspicious meteorite crash sites. The Mir Mine is the largest open pit diamond mine in the world, clocking in at 1722 feet deep and 3900 feet wide. At its zenith workers were extracting over 10,000,000 carats per year.
Japan India? Is that a twinkle in your eye or are you just $15,000 poorer due to cosmetic contacts?
Thar be gold in thar storm drains…? 43-year-old Raffi Stepanian, learns the hard way (?) how to get rich. (Via New York Post)
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A surreal ad for Minecraft. How many people will have to be maimed before this kid can make a diamond sword?
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Mervis Diamonds is selling an iPad blinged out with 11.43 carats of diamonds. If I had $20K to burn, I’d buy this for Flava Flav to wear around his neck. (Via Engadget)
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An unusually large diamond is found in Lesotho but it is nothing compared to “The Great Star of Africa” which still holds the record for largest diamond. The technology for making flawless diamonds in the lab is getting better and better so enjoy these diamond records while you can.
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