We thought you might be interested in some of the following facts about diamonds.
1.It takes approximately 250 tonnes of earth to obtain a 1 carat diamond!
2.Only 1 diamond in a million is a weighs a carat or more.
3. 85 per cent of diamonds mined are not suitable to be used in Jewellery
4.Only a diamond can scratch or polish another diamond
5.Most diamonds are over three billion years old-some of the youngsters are 100 million years old!
6 Most diamonds are formed more than 100 miles beneath the earth’s surface.
7.At one time diamond colours were refered to only as A and B.As cutting equipment got better and it became easier to grade diamonds the range was expanded.In order to avoid any confusion with the old scale colours were started with D being the best are running all the way to Z.
We hope you enjoy some of these facts