The origin of diamonds are from coal, they are completely natural, and the hardest natural element known to man. The name diamond, originates from a Greek word that means 'invincible'. Diamond Jewelry enhances the beauty of any woman, or any man to a great height. These sparkling gems complement any metal, and diamond jewelry is most popularly made with metals like yellow and white gold, and platinum.
Ornaments made of diamonds, or diamond jewelry, is always gifted only to someone very special. This act signifies the special relationship shared between two people, or families. When a man gives a woman a diamond ring or diamond jewelry, it holds a message of love and commitment. All over the world a diamond ring usually follows the message "will you marry me?"
The monetary value of cut diamonds, or a jewelry set made of diamonds is established on the basis of these 4 'C' s :-
Apart from these factors other important elements which help determine the value of a diamond gem is the quality, shape and fluorescence of the precious stone. Some popular shapes that the diamonds are cut into are the :-
- Princess cut
When we think of a diamond, we always think of a clear white, sparkling sheen. However diamonds are available in other colors too. Colored diamonds come in pale pinks, light blues, greens, variations of yellow, and very light browns also. They are given fancy names like champagne and cognac.
The first diamond was discovered in mines in India, this country can also boast of the Kohinoor Diamond. Nowadays the diamond industry is a booming generator of business.