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What is so special about a diamond?



What is so special about a diamond?


A diamond is born from the earth after a million years of incredible heat and pressure.  It is made of a single component-carbon.  This component is similar to the graphite in your pencil.  The only difference is that the carbon in a diamond has become crystallized, making it the hardest natural substance known in the universe.  After a hundred years of science, a master cutter can fashion a rough diamond into a spectacular prism of light.

A diamond is rare, beautiful, and nearly indestructible.

Other gemstones may display a certain color.  A fine white diamond, on the other hand, can bend white light into every color in the rainbow.

It is the king of gems.

Wishing you a brilliant day!
Diamond Mike Watson


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