Diamonds sentence example

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  • "The diamonds were a bit overwhelming for daily wear," she admitted.
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  • The largest and most productive field is that of Diamantina on the head-waters of the Jequitinhonha River, where diamonds were discovered about 1725, and where the celebrated "diamond reservation" - an oval-shaped territory 8 leagues wide by 16 leagues long (Mawe), with Tejuco, now Diamantina, very nearly in the centre - was established in 1730.
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  • They sparkled like the blue dress and diamonds.
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  • New Paphos became the administrative capital of the whole island in Ptolemaic and Roman days, as well as the head of one of the four Roman districts; it was also a flourishing commercial city in the time of Strabo, and famous for its oil, and for "diamonds" of medicinal power.
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  • The exports cover a wide range of agricultural, pastoral and natural productions, including coffee, rubber, sugar, cotton, cocoa, Brazil nuts, mate (Paraguay tea), hides, skins, fruits, gold, diamonds, manganese ore, cabinet woods and medicinal leaves, roots and resins.
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  • Diamonds were discovered in Minas Geraes, near the town now called Diamantina, during the first half of the 18th century, the dates given ranging from 1725 to 1746, but the productiveness of the district has greatly decreased.
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  • The Sand River Convention of 1852 had not defined the western border of the state, and the discovery of gold at Tati to the northwest, together with the discovery of diamonds on the Vaal in 1867, offered Pretorius every inducement to extend his boundary.
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  • Diamonds have been found, but only to a very limited extent.
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  • Minas Geraes is most widely known for its diamonds, which are found in widely separated parts of the state.
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  • Diamonds have also been found in Bahia, Goyaz and Parana..
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  • Diamantina is at present the most important district; it occupies a mountainous plateau, and the diamonds are found both on the plateau and in the river valleys below it.
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  • Diamonds are found, particularly near the town of Panna, in a range of hills called by the natives Band-Ahil.
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  • There are two distinctive types of necklace designs: simple chains with the diamonds interwoven throughout the metal, and the more common pendants, which are by far the most popular and widely varied designs.
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  • The box contained a pair of earrings - delicate filigree in white gold with sparkling diamonds.
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  • The wedding ring was white gold filigree with tiny diamonds.
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  • The wedding set contained only Arkansas diamonds.
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  • The first industry was that of mining, gold having been discovered in the river valleys on the southern slopes of the plateau, and diamonds on the head-waters of the Paraguay, about Diamantino and in two or three other districts.
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  • The best of the New South Wales diamonds are harder and much whiter than the South African diamonds, and are classified as on a par with the best Brazilian gems, but no large specimens have yet been found.
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  • Minas Geraes is a mining state, though the mining industry has lost much of its importance through the decline in the output of gold and diamonds.
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  • A new source of wealth was now opened up; some adventurers from Villa do Principe in Minas, going north to the Seria Frio, made the discovery of diamonds about the year 1710, but it was not till 1730 that the discovery was for the first time announced to the government, which immediately declared them regalia.
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  • Before leaving Bahia, Dom John took the first step to emancipate Brazil, opening its ports to foreign commerce, and permitting the export of all Brazilian produce under any flag, the royal monopolies of diamonds and Brazil-wood excepted.
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  • The magnificence of his plate astonished the French ambassador, and the diamonds of his duchess were the envy of princes.
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  • All Biren's vast property was confiscated, including his diamonds, worth £600,000.
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  • The minerals chiefly mined besides gold are diamonds and coal, but the country possesses also silver, iron, copper, lead, cobalt, sulphur, saltpetre and many other mineral deposits.
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  • In June 1903 mining began and the diamonds found in the first five months realized over £90,000.
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  • The chief exports are gold and diamonds.
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  • Of the total exports in 1908, valued at £33,323,000, gold was worth £29,643,000 and diamonds £1,977,000.
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  • The gold and diamonds are sent to England via Cape Town; the other exports go chiefly to Deiagoa Bay.
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  • Although to-day the great diamond mines are south of the Vaal River, the early discoveries of diamonds were made chiefly on the northern bank of the Vaal, near the site of the town now known as Barkly West.
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  • The date of the discovery of diamonds,, upon which its wealth and importance chiefly depend, is uncertain,, but the official announcement was made in 1729, and in the following year the mines were declared crown property, with a crown reservation, known as the "forbidden district," 42 leagues.
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  • The mines of Maharajpur, Rajpur, Kimera and Gadasia have been famous for magnificent diamonds; and a very large one dug from the last was kept in the fort of Kalinjar among the treasures of Raja Himmat Bahadur.
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  • In the reign of the emperor Akbar the mines of Panna produced diamonds to the amount of Ioo,000 annually, and were a considerable source of revenue, but for many years they have not been so profitable.
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  • In the import trade Cape Town is closely rivalled by Port Elizabeth, but its export trade, which includes diamonds and bar gold, is fully 70% of that of the entire colony.
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  • Its chief exports are diamonds, live stock (cattle, horses and mules, sheep and goats), wool, mohair, coal, wheat and eggs.
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  • Except the diamonds, which go to London via Cape Town, all the exports are taken by the neighbouring territories.
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  • Tamworth is the centre of several goldfields, at one of which, Bingera, diamonds are found.
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  • Diamonds are obtained in Borneo, garnets in Sumatra, Bachian and Timor, and topazes in Bachian, antimony in Borneo and the Philippines; lead in Sumatra, Borneo and the Philippines; copper and malachite in the Philippines, Timor, Borneo and Sumatra; and, most important of all, tin in Banka, Billiton and Singkep. Iron is pretty frequent in various forms. Gold is not uncommon in the older ranges of Sumatra, Banka, Celebes, Bachian, Timor and Borneo.
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  • The produce of the Eastern Islands is also collected at its ports for re-exportation to India, China and Europe - namely, gold-dust, diamonds, camphor, benzoin and other drugs; edible bird-nests, trepang, rattans, beeswax, tortoiseshell, and dyeing woods from Borneo and Sumatra; tin from Banka; spices from the Moluccas; fine cloths from Celebes and Bali; and pepper from Sumatra.
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  • Pearls are found in the state, especially in the Cumberland River, and it is supposed that there are diamonds in the kimberlite deposits in Elliott county.
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  • The cycle of 52 years was reckoned by combining these signs in rotation with numbers up to 13, thus: I rabbit, 2 reed, 3 flint, 4 house, 5 rabbit, 6 reed, &c. By accident this calendar may be exactly illustrated with a modern pack of cards laid out in rotation of the four suits, as, ace of hearts, 2 of spades, 3 of diamonds, 4 of clubs, 5 of hearts, 6 of spades, &c. In the Mexican ritual calendar of the days of the year, the same method is carried further, the series of twenty day-signs being combined in rotation with numbers up to 13; as this cycle of days only reaches 260, a series of nine other signs are affixed in addition, to make up the 365-day year.
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  • The exports also include hides, mangabeira rubber, piassava fibre, diamonds, cabinet woods and rum.
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  • Diamonds have been found near Vryburg.
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  • Its exports include coffee, sugar, hides, cabinet woods, tobacco and cigars, tapioca, gold, diamonds, manganese and sundry small products.
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  • From Mongolia come leather, saddlery, sheep and horses, with coral, amber and small diamonds from European sources; from Kham perfumes, fruits, furs and inlaid metal saddlery; from Sikkim and Bhutan rice, musk, sugar-balls and tobacco; from Nepal broadcloth, indigo, brasswork, coral, pearls, sugar, spices, drugs and Indian manufactures; from Ladak saffron, dried fruits and articles from India.
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  • The badge of the order is a cross of diamonds bearing in a medallion the effigy of St Catherine.
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  • Among minerals, iron ore, sulphur, copper, coal, tin, lead and diamonds are the most imported.
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  • Again, on account of the great value of the diamond, much of the romance of precious stones has centred round this mineral; and the history of some of the great diamonds of historic times has been traced through many extraordinary vicissitudes.
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  • Like all the precious stones, the diamond was credited with many marvellous virtues; among others the power of averting insanity, and of rendering poison harmless; and in the middle ' Diamonds are invariably weighed in carats and in z, 4, a, 1, s, of a carat.
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  • Crystals belonging to the cubic system should not be birefringent unless strained; diamond often displays double refraction particularly in the neighbourhood of inclusions, both liquid and solid; this is probably due to strain, and the spontaneous explosion of diamonds has often been observed.
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  • Some diamonds are more phosphorescent than others, and different faces of a crystal may display different tints.
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  • Diamonds are now employed not only for faceting precious stones, but also for cutting and drilling glass, porcelain, &c,; for fine engraving such as scales; in dentistry for drilling; as a turning tool for electric-light carbons, hard rubber, &c.; and occasionally for finishing accurate turning work such as the axle of a transit instrument.
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  • The most important localities for diamonds have been: (1) India, where they were mined from the earliest times till the close of the 19th century; (2) South America, where they have been mined since the middle of the 18th century; and (3) South Africa, to which almost the whole of the diamond-mining industry has been transferred since 1870.
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  • At the present time very few Indian diamonds find their way out of the country, and, so far as the world's supply is concerned, Indian mining of diamonds may be considered extinct.
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  • Diamonds were found about 1725 at Tejuco (now Diamantina) in Minas Geraes, and the mining became important about 1740.
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  • Diamonds are also mined at Salobro on the river Pardo not far inland from the port of Canavieras in the S.E.
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  • These " dry diggings " were therefore at first supposed to be alluvial in origin like the river gravels; but it was soon discovered that, below the red surface soil and the underlying calcareous deposit, diamonds were also found in a layer of yellowish clay about 50 ft.
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  • These are shallow cylindrical troughs containing muddy water in which the diamonds and other heavy minerals (concentrates) are swept to the rim by revolving toothed arms, while the lighter stuff escapes near the centre of the pan.
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  • African mines the diamonds are not only crystals of various weights from fractions of a carat to 150 carats, but also occur as microscopic crystals disseminated through the blue ground.
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  • The annual output of diamonds from the De Beers mines was valued in 1906 at nearly £5,000,00o; the value per carat ranging from about 35s.
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  • Comparatively few of the pipes which have been discovered are at all rich in diamonds, and many are quite barren; some are filled with " hard blue " which even if diamantiferous may be too expensive to work.
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  • In addition to the South American localities mentioned above, small diamonds have also been mined since their discovery in 1890 on the river Mazaruni in British Guiana, and finds have been reported in the gold washings of Dutch Guiana.
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  • Australia has yielded diamonds in alluvial deposits near Bathurst (where the first discovery was made in 1851) and Mudgee in New South Wales, and also near Bingara and Inverell in the north of the colony.
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  • At Ballina, in New England, diamonds have been found in the sea sand.
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  • In Tasmania also diamonds have been found in the Corinna goldfields.
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  • Europe has produced few diamonds.
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  • Humboldt searched for them in the Urals on account of the similarity of the gold and platinum deposits to those of Brazil, and small diamonds were ultimately found (1829) in the gold washings of Bissersk, and later at Ekaterinburg and other spots in the Urals.
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  • Siberia has yielded isolated diamonds from the gold washings of Yenisei.
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  • Considerable interest attaches to the diamonds found in Wisconsin, Michigan and Ohio near the Great Lakes, for they are here found in the terminal moraines of the great glacial sheet which is supposed to have spread southwards from the region of Hudson Bay; several of the drift minerals of the diamantiferous region of Indiana have been identified as probably of Canadian origin; no diamonds have however yet been found in the intervening country of Ontario.
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  • At Sao Joao da Chapada, in Minas Geraes, diamonds occur in a clay interstratified with the itacolumite, and are accompanied by sharp crystals of rutile and haematite in the neighbourhood of decomposed quartz veins which intersect the itacolumite.
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  • Of great scientific interest in this connexion is the discovery of small diamonds in certain meteorites, both stones and irons; for example, in the stone which fell at Novo-Urei in Penza, Russia, in 1886, in a stone found at Carcote in Chile, and in the iron found at Canon Diablo in Arizona.
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  • The meteoric occurrence has even suggested the fanciful notion that all diamonds were originally derived from meteorites.
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  • In the Newlands boulder the diamonds have the appearance of being an original constituent of the eclogite.
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  • A circumstance often mentioned in support of this view is the fact that the diamonds in one pipe generally differ somewhat in character from those of another, even though they be near neighbours.
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  • All the famous diamonds of antiquity must have been Indian stones.
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  • Before that time there were only legendary accounts like that of Sindbad's " Valley of the Diamonds," or the tale of the stones found in the brains of serpents.
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  • Ball thinks that the former legend originated in the Indian practice of sacrificing cattle to the evil spirits when a new mine is opened; birds of prey would naturally carry off the flesh, and might give rise to the tale of the eagles carrying diamonds adhering to the meat.
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  • The following are some of the most famous diamonds of the world: - A large stone found in the Golconda mines and said to have weighed 787 carats in the rough, before being cut by a Venetian lapidary, was seen in the treasury of Aurangzeb in 1665 by Tavernier, who estimated its weight after cutting as 280 (?) carats, and described it as a rounded rose-cut-stone, tall on one side.
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  • Other famous Indian diamonds are the following: - The Sancy, weighing 53 carats, which is said to have been successively the property of Charles the Bold, de Sancy, Queen Elizabeth, Henrietta Maria, Cardinal Mazarin, Louis XIV.; to have been stolen with the Pitt during the French Revolution; and subsequently to have been the property of the king of Spain, Prince Demidoff and an Indian prince.
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  • Coloured Indian diamonds of large size are rare; the most famous are: - a beautiful blue brilliant, 67126 carats, cut from a stone weighing 112 i carats brought to Europe by Tavernier.
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  • Two other blue diamonds are known, weighing 13* and 14 carats, which may also be portions of the French diamond.
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  • " Under Paul," he said, " three thousand peasants had been given away like a bag of diamonds.
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  • Additional richness was given to Greek bronze-work by gold or silver inlay on lips, eyes and borders of the dress; one remarkable statuette in the British Museum has eyes inlaid with diamonds and fret-work inlay in silver on the border of the chiton.
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  • Under the Mahommedan rule diamonds were a distinct source of state revenue; and Akbar is said to have received a royalty of £80,000 a year from the mines of Panna.
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  • It is believed that the far-famed diamonds of Golconda actually came from the sandstone formation which extends across the south-east borders of the nizam's dominions into the Madras districts of Ganjam and Godavari.
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  • Sambalpur, on the upper channel of the Mahanadi river in the Central Provinces, is another spot once famous for diamonds.
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  • The river-valleys of Chota Nagpur are also known to have yielded a tribute of diamonds to their Mahommedan conquerors.
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  • At the present day the only place where the search for diamonds is pursued as a regular industry is the native state of Panna in Bundelkhand The stones are found by digging down through several strata of gravelly soil and washing the earth.
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  • In 1906 diamonds were found in a peridotite dike in Pike county 22 m.
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  • Of growing importance are the gems found in California: a few diamonds in Butte county; rock crystal in Calaveras county; and tourmalines, kunzite, the rare pink beryl and bright blue topazes in San Diego county.
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  • It includes diamonds, the majority of which, however, are of a somewhat yellow colour, gold, quicksilver, cinnabar, copper, iron, tin, antimony, mineral oils, sulphur, rock-salt, marble and coal.
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  • Diamonds are also found widely distributed and mainly in the same regions as the gold.
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  • The Kapuas valley has so far yielded the largest quantity, and Pontianak is, for diamonds, the principal port of export.
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  • The industries of the natives are confined to such crafts as spinning and weaving and dyeing, the manufacture of iron weapons and implements, boatand shipbuilding, &c. More particularly in the southeastern division, and especially in the districts of Negara, Banjermasin, Amuntai and Martapura, shipbuilding, ironforging, goldand silversmith's work, and the polishing of diamonds, are industries of high development in the larger centres of population.
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  • Diamonds (green in colour) and coal are also found in the district.
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  • Besides copper, according to Strabo, the island produced considerable quantities of silver; and Pliny records it as producing various kinds of precious stones, among which he mentions diamonds and emeralds, but these were doubtless nothing more than rock crystal and beryl.
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  • As large vessels can sail up to the town, it is a trade centre for the products of the districts along the banks of the Barito and Martapura, such as benzoin, rattans, wax, gold, diamonds, iron and weapons.
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  • Of this amount £25,644,000 was put as the value of raw gold exported, and £9,257,000 as the value of the diamonds shipped.
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  • The value of raw gold exported in 1907 was £29,510,000, of diamonds £8,973,000.
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  • The raw gold exported was worth £32,047,000 but the export of diamonds fell to £4,796,000.
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  • Of the exports raw gold was valued at £33,303,000, diamonds at £6,370,000, wool at £3,728,000 and ostrich feathers at £2,091,000.
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  • In that year, following smaller finds of diamonds on the banks of the Vaal and Orange rivers, the diamond mines of Du Toits Pan and Bultfontein were opened up. In.
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  • It was, however, the discoveries of diamonds and gold that chiefly determined the development of the country.
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  • More gold had been discovered in Matto Grosso, diamonds in Minas Geraes.
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  • In a basic neck of this period at Inverell, there are eclogite boulders, containing diamonds in situ; and it is doubtless from these basic volcanic necks that the diamonds of the New England tableland have been derived.
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  • From the De Beers mines at Kimberley have come larger numbers of diamonds than from all the other diamond mines of the world combined.
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  • From the other districts alluvial diamonds are obtained of the average annual value of £250,000-400,000.
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  • They are finer stones than the Kimberley diamonds, having an average value of £3: 2: 7 per carat.
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  • The staple exports are diamonds, gold (from the Witwatersrand mines), wool, copper ore, ostrich feathers, mohair, hides and skins.
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  • The discovery of diamonds on the Orange river in 1867, followed immediately afterwards by the discovery of diamonds on the Vaal river, led to the rapid occupation and development of a tract of country which had hitherto been but sparsely inhabited.
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  • Originally called Klipdrift, the town was the first founded by the diggers after the discovery in 1867 of diamonds along the valley of the Vaal, and it had for some years a large floating population.
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  • Barkly West remains, however, the centre of the alluvial diamonds industry.
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  • The diamonds of this district are noted for their purity and lustre, and are generally associated with other crystals - garnets, agates, quartz and chalcedonies.
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  • Forestry and mining are both undeveloped, but the syndicate which since 1908 has worked the Kasai diamond area of the Belgian Congo has also concessions on the Portuguese side, and in 1920 the output of diamonds from Angola was estimated at 120,000 carats.
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  • The cross of her rosary was snatched from her hand one day, and when returned it was made of jewels more brilliant than diamonds, visible, however, to her alone.
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  • At the close of the year, or in the first days of 1581, he fled to France carrying with him the crown jewels, which included many valuable diamonds.
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  • His remaining diamonds were disposed of by degrees.
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  • It must have been significant to be surrounded by so many diamonds!
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  • They are placed between the flattened points of two sparkling, gem quality, diamonds to form what is called a diamond anvil.
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  • Type 2 Type 2 are diamonds that absorbed no, or very few, nitrogen atoms.
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  • It is almost axiomatic that diamonds never go down in price.
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  • In this instance, Li plays Su, a Taiwanese security force officer, sent to intercept a shipment of mysterious black diamonds.
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  • Then there are a few single black diamonds to test your mettle - just short little blasts of action - nothing too outrageous.
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  • The stars twinkled in the sky above, like a handful of diamonds cast across a sheet of the softest Black Velvet.
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  • Type 2b These diamonds contain no nitrogen - but they do contain boron, which absorbs red, orange and yellow light.
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  • The bezel is set with 32 diamonds and five sapphire cabochons.
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  • Included was an oil barrel packed full of loose diamonds totalling 150,000 carats.
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  • We recently bought another 12 carats of fancy colored diamonds, but could get no green ones.
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  • An open, unusual setting for this pair of quarter carat diamonds set in 18ct yellow gold.
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  • However diamonds are usually thought of as transparent, not red, and they have never been called carbuncles.
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  • The gas chandeliers were usually of glass, with drops on the loops scintillating in the light like diamonds.
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  • Both items include complimentary D for Diamonds stylish jewelry boxes designed for the little ones along with gift cards too.
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  • After three rounds of diamonds declarer leads a spade from the table, and defensive communications are broken beyond repair.
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  • Diamond Thieves and smugglers use homing pigeons to smuggle rough diamond Thieves and smugglers use homing pigeons to smuggle rough diamonds out of mining areas.
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  • I have no idea where one might sell uncut diamonds.
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  • A term used in sorting rough diamonds for size.
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  • Natural Fancy colored diamonds We recently sold the last of a small parcel of natural fancy colored diamonds.
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  • Set in the center are rows of sparkling, brilliant cut diamonds which are channel set to complete the smooth, clean lines.
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  • Site Design Copyright diamondHunt.co.uk, designed by Manic Monday Limited Looking for certified diamonds for your engagement or anniversary?
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  • How to easy buy perfect loose diamonds, diamond rings, diamond earrings.
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  • Clean lines and reflections from platinum holds two stunning baguette cut diamonds.
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  • From gentle curving bars of platinum set and princess cut diamonds, with matching drop earrings.
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  • From sparkling chandelier earrings to classic pearls or diamonds, bridal earrings are the ultimate detail, the finishing touch.
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  • The diamonds, formed deep inside the earth, are assumed by evolutionists to be over a billion years old.
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  • The scarcity of diamonds is completely fabricated by the De Beers family.
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  • Pliers Used by Russian gangster, Mikhail, to torture Sergei Konchalovsky into revealing the location of a stash of stolen diamonds.
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  • More Examples To follow Diamond Quality Colored Diamonds For other unmounted gemstones, please see our Unmounted Gemstones page.
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  • The results for the Diamonds became apparent sooner than expected after Peter Meaney of QBC, capsized as he passed the grandstand.
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  • Harlequin pattern comprising red and gold diamonds on white was used for new low-floor busses when they were introduced in 1999.
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  • We also maintain a searchable database of diamonds from leading online jewelers so you can compare similar diamonds from multiple sources.
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  • In her surprise, Bev drops the diamonds and all hell breaks loose.
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  • The UN accused the warring parties of deliberately prolonging the war as they looted gold, diamonds and other goods.
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  • Yet there is always a catch; a few diamonds in the rough that spark some degree of excitement and draw in eager punters.
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  • Set in 18ct. white gold are diamonds, pink tourmaline, yellow sapphire, blue topaz and tanzanite!
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  • Angela Bassett let out a blood-curdling, joyful scream, and former Oscar nominee Pam Grier admitted, " I don't have diamonds.
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  • A diamond is forever Meaning advertising slogan for De Beers ' diamonds.
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  • It doesn't need to be a diamond solitaire, in fact it doesn't need to contain any diamonds at all.
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  • Nothing beats the feeling of seeing diamonds sparkle on your finger!
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  • The other subplot is the pursuit of the diamonds distributed by Gustav Graves, which goes back to the opening sequence.
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  • Longer length sweater with collar, the sweater pattern is based on diamonds.
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  • Most engagement tanzanite rings are made in white gold with diamonds, both (tanzanite and diamonds) of which are quite expensive.
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  • Titanium, in the minerals known as octahedrite and brookite, is found in alluvial deposits in New South Wales, in conjunction with diamonds.
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  • The "chippings" yielded several smaller diamonds (see Diamond).
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  • The concentrates are washed down a sloping table of corrugated iron which is smeared with grease, and it is found that practically all the diamonds adhere to the table, and the other minerals are washed away.
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  • (The " slump " in the diamond trade is shown by a comparison of the value of diamonds exported from the Cape in the years 1907 and 1908; in 1907 they were valued at £ 8, 973, 1 4 8, in 1908 at £4,796,655.) This seriously diminished the revenue returns, and the public accounts for the year 1907-1908 showed a deficit of £996,000, and a prospective deficit for the ensuing year of an almost equal amount.
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  • One day a strange merchant came to him with some diamonds and pearls which he had brought from beyond the sea.
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  • The rays of the sun fell upon the trees, so that the twigs sparkled like diamonds and dropped in showers when we touched them.
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  • At the Cape of Good Hope exhibit, I learned much about the processes of mining diamonds.
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  • But here was a fairy forest with black moving shadows, and a glitter of diamonds and a flight of marble steps and the silver roofs of fairy buildings and the shrill yells of some animals.
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  • Before leaving, Napoleon showed favor to the emperor, kings, and princes who had deserved it, reprimanded the kings and princes with whom he was dissatisfied, presented pearls and diamonds of his own--that is, which he had taken from other kings--to the Empress of Austria, and having, as his historian tells us, tenderly embraced the Empress Marie Louise--who regarded him as her husband, though he had left another wife in Paris--left her grieved by the parting which she seemed hardly able to bear.
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  • With these Diamonds resembling more the Ratners ' variety than De Beers ' in the first period, more Swansea goals seemed inevitable.
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  • She played five rounds of diamonds instead, ruffing the fifth round in dummy.
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  • Set in 18ct. white gold are diamonds, pink tourmaline, yellow sapphire, blue topaz and tanzanite !
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  • Angela Bassett let out a blood-curdling, joyful scream, and former Oscar nominee Pam Grier admitted, I do n't have diamonds.
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  • As Mark Twain said Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.
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  • It does n't need to be a diamond solitaire, in fact it does n't need to contain any diamonds at all.
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  • Nothing beats the feeling of seeing diamonds sparkle on your finger !
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  • It was indeed a beautiful sight, the sunlight making the water droplets sparkle like diamonds, forming a brilliant rainbow.
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  • Score the remaining fat into diamonds, stud with the remaining cloves and place in a roasting tin.
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  • Tell her to bring nothing but what is strictly necessary, above all no diamonds or trinkets of any value.
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  • Showing a pile of uncut diamonds on a table.
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  • Zales is probably best known for diamonds, it also has an amazing selection of birthstone jewelry available to purchase through its Web site.
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  • Both ladies and men love diamonds, but nothing pleases a spouse more than a gift of diamonds.
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  • And diamonds can be appreciated forever.
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  • White gold is a popular setting because it brings out the luster of diamonds.
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  • Always insist on a warranty for the bracelet you buy along with a certificate of authenticity for the diamonds used in the bracelet preferably from theGemological Institute of America or the American Gem Society.
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  • Certainly the beauty of diamonds cannot be ignored.
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  • Most diamonds are found in Africa, but other producing mines are in Canada, Russia, Brazil and Australia.
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  • Diamonds are graded and by carat, clarity, color, and cut.
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  • The most common diamonds, called Round brilliant, are cut to these specific guidelines.
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  • Only 20% of all diamonds have a clarity rating high enough for use as gemstones.
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  • Those diamonds lacking visible inclusions are known as "eye-clean" and preferred by buyers.
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  • Grading of diamonds is done on a scale ranging from Flawless to Imperfect.
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  • Diamonds with higher color grades are rare and more expensive.
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  • Other colored diamonds are even more valuable, like the Hope Diamond.
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  • These diamonds are sometimes labeled "fancy" by the diamond industry.
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  • Factors that affect price are workmanship quality, intricacy of design size and the number and size of diamonds in the setting.
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  • Get a warranty for the earrings you buy and a certificate of authenticity for the diamonds used in the earrings preferably from Gemological Institute of America or the American Gem Society.
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  • And sometimes even honest dealers have been fooled by gold and rough diamonds they purchased, thinking they bought higher quality that what they received.
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  • If buying gold jewelry with stone insets like diamonds, rubies, emeralds or any other gemstones, always ask about the quality and purity of the stones used.
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  • Jewelry and fashion accessory stores include Cathy's Accessories, Claire's Accessories, Sunglass Hut, Capri Jewelers, Jeweler on Duty, Kay Jeweler's Outlet, Piercing Pagoda, Ultra Diamonds and Gold Outlet and Zales The Diamond Store Outlet.
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  • Decorative tiles include circles, diamonds and multi-color abstract shapes.
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  • Cover your kitchen backsplash with a repeating pattern of diamonds in subtly shifting colors to complement a solid colored countertop.
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  • Bratz Diamonz Glam - Beat the clock to get the diamonds by matching jewels and earning points.
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  • Cut them into circles, diamonds or triangles, or cut the edges with a fancy pinking shear that mimics the shape of the border on your page.
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  • Two adjacent black diamonds indicate a double black trail.
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  • Watches come in all shapes and sizes and can feature diamonds or gold.
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  • You can find these in silver with diamonds, gold, or multicolored.
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  • Accessories for a ghetto fabulous prom dress might include "bling", which is defined as flashy jewelry such as large gold chains, fake diamonds, and other types of jewelry along those lines.
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  • Jewelry: From pearls to diamonds, the right bridal jewelry adds bling to even a simple dress.
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  • Necklaces and earrings with gemstones, diamonds or faux stones can add a little sparkle to your outfit.
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  • Whether they are real or imitation, you can never go wrong with the sparkle of diamonds.
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  • Diamonds look great on everyone and don't involve a big risk.
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  • Diamonds are a girl's best friend, right?
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  • Orange Blossom Tiaras: This haute couture bridal accessory shop offers a wonderful selection of tiaras, tiara combs, and hairpins, headbands, and other accessories, including those with black gunmetal finishes and black diamonds.
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  • Different Shapes: Specialty retailers may offer magnets in a variety of shapes, including ovals, single or double hearts, wedding cakes, doves, diamonds, shells, butterflies, or stars.
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  • She said yes and Rob presented her with a black diamond engagement ring set in white diamonds.
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  • Set in double shank platinum (naturally…) - Seems that you need two bands (shanks) to hold 211 diamonds safely in place.
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  • Moving on, Fifty's smart financial decisions include not buying new diamonds before he gets rid of his old diamonds and by doing so, he is really learning the value of a dollar.
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  • So, let's all feel sorry for the drug-dealer-turned-millionaire because he can't buy diamonds without trading some up first.
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  • In addition to her television appearances and becoming a mother, Richie wrote a novel in 2005 called The Truth About Diamonds.
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  • Her jewelry debuted with an exquisite collection termed "Bijoux De Diamond," pieces designed from diamonds and platinum.
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  • The Ultra collection rings, composed of 18 karat white gold, diamonds, and black or white ceramic, offer an appeal to those with a love of stark contrasts and simplistic designs.
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  • Rings, Earrings, brooches, necklaces and pendants in this collection are at once delicate in their design and bold in their use of diamonds.
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  • Dangling diamonds and diamond shaped nuggets of white gold form the pendants and earrings, while the rings reflect the diagonal/diamond pattern in rich yellow or white gold.
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  • These include a white gold necklace with a cascade of diamond station pendants falling from a central drop diamond and a tremendous south sea pearl ring encircled by diamonds and white gold.
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  • The colors of aquamarine, peridot, citrine, amethyst, colored sapphires, tourmalines, iolites, and creamy freshwater pearls create an interplay with gold and diamonds that offers a refreshing and feminine appeal.
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  • April - Ever-popular diamonds are the stones for those born in April, with rock crystal serving as an alternate.
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  • These include such materials as untreated flat white and brown diamonds, millennium-aged Tibetan coral beads, rutilated quartz, and hand-picked Brazilian stones.
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  • Diamonds are frequently paired with rubies in rings for a wonderful contrast.
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  • Black diamonds, garnet, turquoise, and other precious and semi-precious gems are also sometimes found in ruby rings.
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  • If there are not enough children to fill out the design, the mother's birthstone, diamonds, or an unused birthstone can separate the children's gems.
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  • Many necklaces are items of fine jewelry, using superior metals and precious stones or diamonds, and others utilize more affordable materials such as cubic zirconia.
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  • Cool diamonds complement richly toned sapphires well and are frequently paired with the gems in birthstone necklaces.
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  • If you previously thought only white diamonds were valuable, come learn a little more about these yellow gems.
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  • White isn't usually at the top of anyone's list unless they're picking out wedding or communion dresses, so why is it that many diamond enthusiasts believe white or "clear" diamonds are the most valuable?
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  • According to industry professionals, white diamonds are the most rare, but what do you find when you visit the diamond department at your local jeweler?
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  • Stores are usually well stocked with these admittedly dazzling stones, but how many colored diamonds do you see?
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  • The fact is, diamonds are formed in a wide range of colors including varying degrees of clear white stones.
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  • This is probably the main reason jewelers stock so many white diamonds, due to public perception and resulting demand.
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  • Diamonds are sorted into two main categories, Type I and Type II, and further sorted into subcategories from there.
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  • Type IaA diamonds contain pairs of nitrogen atoms that do not add significant shading to the stones.
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  • Diamonds containing greater numbers of nitrogen atoms dispersed individually throughout the crystal's structure are classed as Type Ib.
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  • These stones display the rich yellow coloring that has earned them the title "canary diamonds", named after the intense yellow feathers of the popular songbird.
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  • Canary diamonds are actually quite rare, comprising less than one-tenth of a percent of all natural diamonds mined and cut for use in the jewelry trade.
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  • White diamonds may be rare, but a high quality yellow diamond may actually have a greater value than a comparable clear stone.
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  • After all, if the twenty-four carat canary diamond engagement ring Paris Hilton received from Paris Latsis is any indication, the popularity of yellow diamonds is on the rise.
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  • Diamonds by Lauren specializes in canary diamonds.
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  • Scheiner Diamonds allows you the opportunity to match up your favorite cut and carat weight yellow diamond to your ideal setting.
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  • The company recommends that pairing a canary diamond between two brilliant white diamonds will actually show off the yellow stone to its greatest advantage.
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  • These days, many people are considering the ecological and human toll produced when mining natural diamonds and precious metals.
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  • This store promotes the use of recycled gold and synthetic diamonds.
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  • Their argument is strongly based on the fact that many of today's diamond simulants are of such high quality that even the experts have trouble distinguishing them from natural diamonds.
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  • Whether you prefer canary or white diamonds, the important thing is to choose jewelry and gemstones that genuinely appeal to your personal sense of style, not simply because of an arbitrary value put on them by someone else.
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  • Gemstone designs with emeralds, diamonds, rubies, or other gems as accents to the claddagh or integrated into the icon as the heart, a part of the crown, or some other detail.
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  • Men's Celtic jewelry also uses more common types of gemstones such as emeralds, rubies, and diamonds.
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  • Some tuck diamonds into the three points of the trinity knot, while others adorn the knot with rich green emeralds to symbolize Ireland, the Emerald Isle.
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  • The Premium Designs collection features gold bracelets engraved with elaborate Hawaiian heritage designs, and the Le Grand Dame collection features an ornately engraved ring, pendant and bracelet set with diamonds.
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  • Diamonds look exceptional when teamed with white gold, however also look wonderful gleaming within a setting of yellow gold.
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  • Beautiful and versatile, a 16 round diamonds pendant looks fantastic whether it's worn to the office, for a night on the town, or even for every day.
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  • Those looking for a special 16 diamond pendant will find there are many choices available, since there are a number of ways that jewelry designers can arrange 16 round diamonds to create a stunning pendant.
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  • Some choose to mount the diamonds in a circle, while others choose triangles or other geometric shaped pendants to display the sparkling diamonds.
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  • Whatever the shape, there's no doubt that a pendant with 16 round diamonds makes a great addition to any jewelry box.
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  • Generally, pendants with larger, higher quality diamonds will have a higher price tag, while those with smaller, low quality diamonds will be less expensive.
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  • When you're ready to buy your 16 round diamonds pendant, head to the computer to find the biggest variety.
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  • Natalia's Diamonds - The circle of life diamond pendant is a beautiful example of a 16 round diamonds pendant.
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  • The pendant boasts over 2 carats of round diamonds arranged in a circle, mounted in stunning 14k white gold and hung from a matching 16 inch long 14k white gold chain.
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  • Natalia also offers a smaller version of this pendant, with 0.85 carats of sparkling diamonds.
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  • Jewelry Doctor - Those looking for religious pendants with round diamonds might want to head to the Denver based Jewelry Doctor website for a selection of beautiful cross pendants, some with mounted with 16 round diamonds.
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  • About Time - Show the one that you love just how much you care with a sweet 16 round diamonds pendant shaped like a heart.
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  • Orolatina: Sells a lovely butterfly pendant with round diamonds and a 16 inch gold chain, as well as other diamond selections.
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  • Brownlee Jewelers: Sells a unique round diamonds pendant with sterling silver and yellow gold 16 inch necklace.
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  • Facet cut stones are typified in diamonds and precious stones, however any stone can be facet cut and some highly unusual stones can be found.
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  • The type of gemstone will vary from precious stones such as diamonds, emeralds and rubies, through to semi-precious stones such as agates and quartz.
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  • The traditional birthstone for April is the diamond, however, given the cost of diamonds, there are many other stones that can be substituted.
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  • Diamonds are traditionally thought of as being a clear bright white, however, over recent years colors have become very fashionable such as black and pink.
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  • A good quality emerald is amongst the rarest stones on earth and is more valuable than diamonds.
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  • It consists of interlocking C's with a number five in the middle, studded with pave style "diamonds."
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  • The bracelets within the fine jewelry range are created from precious metals and are set with gemstones and diamonds.
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  • In 1878, Charles Tiffany purchased one of the world's largest and highest quality yellow diamonds and named it the Tiffany Diamond.
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  • Victorian crown brooches with diamonds are hard to find.
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  • Pearl cluster rings often include other gemstones such as diamonds or sapphires and these bring a touch of added sparkle.
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  • The pearls set in spectacular ring settings, such as this gorgeous 11mm chocolate Tahitian pearl set in beautiful 14K rose gold and surrounded by 158 diamonds, were a success as customers marveled at the breathtaking luster of the gems.
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  • Tiny diamonds or other precious gemstones can give a pleasing sparkle to the earrings.
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  • While the classic palm tree pendant is a simple tree in white gold, silver, or platinum and studded with diamonds along the fronds and trunk, there are many additional designs to choose from.
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  • Color: If you aren't interested in a plain tree, consider an enameled tree with colorful flair, or a jewel-studded palm tree with emeralds on the fronds and smoky quartz or chocolate diamonds on the trunk.
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  • Stones: Diamonds are popular on palm trees, but more affordable jewelry may use cubic zirconia (CZ) or other simulated gemstones.
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  • Gemstones - A chunky silver pearl cross necklace is sometimes combined with gemstones or diamonds.
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  • Crosses can be made of white and yellow gold or sterling silver and adored with any number of gemstones and diamonds.
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  • Perhaps you like diamonds and may select a ring that combines pearls, onyx, and diamonds for eye-catching sparkle.
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  • An example of an Art Deco design is a large spider-shaped clip featuring a spider with an emerald body and large gold legs encrusted with small diamonds that link together in floral shapes.
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  • Ultra Diamonds: The Ultra Diamonds site offers a number of elegant and ornate circle of life pearl pendants.
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  • Many journey circle pendants are accented with diamonds or other gemstones.
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  • Almost Diamonds offers a money back guarantee with all orders.
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  • Pearl earrings come in endless styles, from the simplest pearl studs to those that are more elaborate and embellished with diamonds and other gemstones.
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  • Each pearl measures 3.5 CTW (Carat Total Weight) and is offset with 20 diamonds.
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  • Of course, like all of the diamonds used in David Yurman jewelry, these are of high quality.
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  • The sparkling diamonds add to the richness of the design.
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  • Other designs might include the addition of small diamonds or other gems set above or below the stone.
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  • You can often find it used for wedding bands as well as engagement rings that offer rubies and other gemstones in addition to diamonds as a centerpiece stone.
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  • The Judith Ripka Sterling Cultured Freshwater Pearl and Gemstone Pin has simulated diamonds, garnet, amethyst and pearls set in sterling silver.
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  • The pin has onyx set in silver, and the enhancer has carnelian and quartz accented by man-made diamonds.
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  • The high end rings are yellow gold or white gold and may have center stones or accessory stones that are diamonds or other gemstones.
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  • The GIA measures colored stones and diamonds with an electronic micro-balance for accuracy.
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  • Diamonds and gems: Style and taste are the deciding factors when it comes to the type of cross you prefer.
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  • Most people think of gold when it comes to diamonds and precious gemstones, but you can find sterling silver crosses with both types of stones.
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  • So how do you obtain one of these diamonds in the rough?
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  • Jewelry: Choose light pieces that complement your look well, such as diamonds, rhinestones and opals.
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  • Classic fishnet is several small diamonds closely tied together.
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  • All of the diamonds are laid by hand and the designs are by hand - always!
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  • It shows the diamonds a lot clearer on the lens and the size allows for more carats to be set by myself.
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  • Besides the arrows, you will also see diamonds progressing up the screen on the right arrow or left arrow.
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  • It's not all in vain though, as Piranhas drop diamonds like guppies drop coins.
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  • I do find that sometimes it's difficult to differentiate between clubs and spades, and between hearts and diamonds, but it's something that you get used to after a while.
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  • The intricate filigree gold toned jewelry with faux diamonds and a flower design had the look of real gold and diamonds and helped to secure Avon's place in the costume fashion jewelry industry.
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  • Selections include behind the scenes highlights, interviews with the company's most beloved models, auditions and a close look at all the glitzy diamonds and fancy lingerie that takes center stage during the show.
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  • For example, during a standard game of Memory a player could match the seven of hearts card with the seven of diamonds, seven of clubs or seven of spades.
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  • Meaning, if you pick a seven of hearts, you have to find the seven of diamonds to match because they are both red suits.
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  • For example, if you have a three of clubs faceup and a four of diamonds faceup, you can move the three so it sits on top of the four.
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  • One of the most popular variations of Go Fish is asking for a specific card, such as the seven of diamonds or the nine of clubs, rather than a rank.
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  • Alice is a vampire and vampires in the Twilight world are sparkly in sunlight, so you need to create pale, translucent skin (a touch of glitter is important because in Twilight the vampires glitter in sunlight like diamonds).
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  • You send me a diamonds for my birthday, I send you a Dear John.
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  • Raw diamonds are often many carats in weight.
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  • After cutting, most diamonds are smaller than one carat, and the average size for a diamond engagement ring is approximately one-third of a carat.
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  • The term "total carat weight" refers to the total weight of all diamonds in the ring, including side and accent stones.
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  • Large stones with low prices may be inferior, low-grade diamonds with numerous flaws, a lack of sparkle, or other devaluing characteristics.
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  • Understanding the different shapes that diamonds can take will help you make a better decision about what you desire for your jewelry.
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  • Emerald: Emerald-shaped diamonds are rectangular with trimmed corners.
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  • Pear or teardrop diamonds make beautiful solitaire engagement rings.
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  • Radiant diamonds are square-shaped with only slightly trimmed corners and a facet pattern that gives it a brilliance similar to round brilliant cut diamonds.
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  • Jewelers like princess shaped diamonds because they are easier to cut and follow the stone's natural crystal shape.
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  • Like many square-shaped diamonds, color is important because defects may be visible.
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  • Round: Round diamonds are the most traditional solitaire engagement ring design.
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  • Round diamonds are easy to incorporate in different settings to create beautiful and unique designs.
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  • Oval diamonds make stunning solitaire rings or multiple stone rings since they pair well with other stone shapes.
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  • They resemble square emerald cut diamonds.
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  • Modern Asscher diamonds are square-shaped with trimmed corners and 74 facets, and offer deep brilliance.
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  • The first Asscher diamonds and modern square emerald cut diamonds have 58 facets.
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  • Be careful to only purchase Asscher diamonds from The Royal Asscher Diamond Company's authorized dealers to make sure you get a real Asscher diamond.
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  • Many modern cushion-shaped diamonds feature pave diamond settings for some truly stunning modern designs.
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  • Before setting foot inside a jewelry store, research the basics of diamonds and engagement rings.
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  • Diamond Solitaire Engagement Rings are single, elegant diamonds that may come in a variety of shapes (heart, marquise, round, pear, oval, emerald, etc.), settings (channel, bezel, flush, prong, tiffany, etc.), and sizes.
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  • Three Stone Engagement Rings are considered nostalgic, with each of the diamonds representing the past, present, and future.
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  • Many people prefer to build their own engagement ring by choosing each of the three diamonds.
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  • Most diamonds are graded on elaborate scales, and dropping a grade or two can reduce the price without being immediately visible to the casual observer.
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  • Engagement rings do not have to be diamonds, however.
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  • While not "real" as in formed through geology, these stones are far less expensive and just as beautiful as natural diamonds.
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  • This is a good choice for smaller diamonds, since the full bezel setting may overshadow the stone.
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  • Pave setting engagement rings feature diamonds or other stones encrusted into the band, making the entire ring appear to be made from precious stones.
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  • Retro styles often feature color diamonds or other gems such as aquamarines, rubies, emeralds, and sapphires.
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  • If a diamond is your choice but you want something a bit unusual, think about colored diamonds.
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  • Colored diamonds open up a whole world of choices.
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  • Colored diamonds allow you to have a beautiful diamond engagement ring without sacrificing color.
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  • There are many gorgeous, colored diamonds to choose from, and if you do choose a colored stone, you don't have to give up quality and elegance to do so.
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  • Many colored diamonds obtained their rainbow hues during the crystallization process that occurred as the diamond was forming.
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  • These diamonds absorbed blue light through nitrogen atoms as they were forming.
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  • Blue diamonds are typically formed when a diamond contains boron but not nitrogen.
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  • The formation of green diamonds is a little different.
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  • These green diamonds are very rare, however.
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