What Makes a Diamond Blue?

These days, fancy colored diamonds are the hottest rage. In fact, almost every record-breaking diamond price reached at auction in the past ten years has gone to a fancy colored diamond. Colorless diamonds – long thought of as the most pure, and therefore, the most coveted – are now the pasty monarchy of yesteryear. But what exactly gives a diamond its color, or lack thereof?

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Ashes to Diamonds

Death is something that humans have been struggling to grapple with since the dawn of mankind. One day you’re here and the next you’re not. It’s the cycle of life and death, and many cultures have had different traditions surrounding the death of a loved one.

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Going Up? Scientists Discover Technology for a Diamond Elevator to Space

The future is here – whether you like it or not – and it’s going to blow your mind. You may not think the future is here – because you still have to sit in traffic on the freeway and you can’t fly home on super sky-highways – but there are other technologies currently emerging that are just as mind blowing.

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Diamond Myths and Legends Through the Ages

People have some crazy beliefs. It’s been that way since the shadows of fire splashed against cave walls. From megalomaniacal god cults that wind up in mass suicide to the silly superstition that you’ll have seven years of bad luck after breaking a mirror, we are a gullible bunch. Throughout history, diamonds have not been spared from superstitious thinking.

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