For many generations, Diamonds have fascinated people because of their natural beauty and origin. Each diamond is unique and cannot be replicated. Evidence suggests that diamonds were collected and traded in India from as far back as the fourth century BC.
In the first century AD, the Roman naturalist Pliny is quoted as having said, “Diamond is the most valuable, not only of precious stones, but of all things in this world.”
Whilst the times and technology have changed, the inherent allure of a diamond has not.
In order to ensure that people buy genuine and authentic diamonds, The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) states that ‘diamond’ can only be used when referring to the natural gems. With this anything synthetic cannot be called a diamond.
Diamonds are formed an estimated 100 miles below ground and have been carried to the earth’s surface by deep volcanic eruptions. Under extremely high heat and pressure, the carbon atoms bond in a unique way that results in diamonds’ beautiful and rare crystalline structure.
Diamonds are rare and are priced to reflect that. If you are looking to sell diamonds in NYC, diamonds buyers WP Diamonds are always competitive in their offer.
The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond
Whilst finding diamonds are rare, blue diamonds are extremely rare and the Witteslback-Graff diamond is just that. At 31.06 ct this is one of, if not the largest ever. Blue diamonds are naturally colored, possibly to radiation .
Guide To Buying Diamonds
Here is a great infographic on diamonds