Diamonds are universal symbols of love, romance and commitment, valued the world over for their elegance and luxury.
While the beauty of a dazzling white diamond has long been immortalised in popular culture—think Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and Marilyn Monroe crooning ‘Diamonds are a girl’s best friend’ in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes—they’re not just sought after because of their sparkle. There are also a number of interesting facts behind their brilliance.
Here is a collection of our personal favourite facts about diamonds:
Intrigued? That list just scratches the surface of the beauty and mystery beheld by these precious stones. If you would like to find out more, contact our master jeweller Jim Chohaili who has spent the past 30 years working with these fascinating gems.