Diamonds 101: How They Form and How They're Found
- Published on Apr 23, 2018
- Diamonds have been coveted for thousands of years; in fact, there is evidence that diamonds have been collected and traded in India as early as the fourth century BC! Comprised of just one element-carbon-diamonds are considered to be the hardest substances on earth. Natural diamonds are ancient-some specimens have been proven to be have formed three billion years ago.
Two representatives from Lucara Diamond-William Lamb and CEO Eira Thomas-join The Balancing Act to share their diamond knowledge. Diamonds 101 includes information on how diamonds form, how they are mined, how they are cut and, most importantly, what makes a naturally occurring diamond so unique.