Diamonds: A History

[caption id="attachment_1842" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Click Here"][/caption] The word diamond comes from a Greek word that means unbreakable.  A diamond, which can only be cut with another diamond, is the hardest substance on the Earth.  Because…

How Diamonds Are Mined

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption] Each year, thousands of diamonds are mined that eventually make their way into a jeweler's showcase or on a woman's ring. Every diamond falls into one of three…

Why is Platinum So Expensive?

Image via Wikipedia What makes platinum so expensive? Platinum is a very popular metal for its advantages. Unlike white gold, which has be to rhodiumed every so often to keep its shine, platinum retains its…