Diamonds are a popular gemstone that can be found in many types of jewelry. These beautiful stones are often the focal point of engagement rings, making them a symbol of lasting love. But why are they are so precious?
A diamond is initially created deep beneath the surface of the Earth. The area below the Earth’s surface offers the ideal environment for these gemstones to form. Temperatures get as hot as 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, with great levels of pressure. The heat and pressure that are found underneath the Earth’s surface forces carbon to turn into diamonds by making carbon atoms bond and start to form crystals.
Part of what makes a diamond so precious is that it is believed that all of the diamonds that are found on the Earth’s surface were created millions, or billions, of years...Read More