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The Hope Diamond - The World's most Famous Diamonds

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The Hope Diamond - The World's most Famous Diamonds

Diamonds have fascinated mankind for centuries; it is not surprising that I have always found diamonds to be fascinating as well. How the strongest material known to... 

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How to read GIA Diamond Grading Reports

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How to read GIA Diamond Grading Reports

  Here is a link to a video by GIA explaining how to read their reports: //players.brightcove.net/1799386198001/default_default/index.html?videoId=2976926381001      

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The History of Cufflinks: Everything you need to Know

The History of Cufflinks: Everything you need to Know

One of the coolest pieces of jewelry a man can wear is a pair of cufflinks. Me being the history geek, I always thought that cufflinks were being worn back in the Medieval courtier days, by knights

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From the Latin Aqua Marinus

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From the Latin Aqua Marinus

Aquamarine (from Latin: aqua marina, being, water: sea, i.e. seawater, marina, from marīnus; of the sea.) is a blue or cyan variety of beryl. It occurs at most localities that yield ordinary beryl.

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The History of the Diamond

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The History of the Diamond

DIAMONDS

Early history

Prior to the discovery of diamonds in Brazil in the 1700s, India was the only place where diamonds were mined. Early references to diamonds in India come from

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