Diamonds

The one’s you might not know

Burnt your tongue? Lick a diamond.

Although this is highly UNADVISED, a diamond actually cools down your tongue, drawing heat away from it with its heat conducting qualities.

Diamonds Don’t Like it That Hot

Although diamonds are among the hardest natural substances on earth,  they will vanish completely in an oven at 763 degrees – without leaving a single ash. Don’t try this at home!

The Diamond Planet

In 2004, astronomers discovered a star about 50 light years from Earth that is completely composed of diamond.  Estimated carat weight: about ten billion trillion trillion carats. Estimated worth :>

The Vein to Her Heart

ENS1332-A-14WTraditional belief has it, that the fourth finger of the left hand connects to the heart.

Earth Movers

Amazingly, on average, 250 tons of earth must be mined for every one carat solitaire diamond.

Older Than Dirt

Most diamonds found in nature are between one to three billion years old.

Carat Facts:

ENR8671-14WThere is a difference between a carrot and a carat  – and receiving a carat as a carrot is a really great thing.

Only one polished diamond out of a thousand weighs more than one carat.

A carat weight of measurement originated from nature. The word carat originates from the seed of the Carob Mediterranean tree whose seed was used as the standard of weighing precious stones.

A Closing Quote:

“I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.” (Mae West)

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