Archive for August, 2007
Placed outside of the White Cube Gallery Masons yard at 3.30 am on Sunday night in response to the Damien Hirst’s “For The Love of God” diamond skull exhibition.
The “For the Love of God” prank was created using 6522 Swarovski crystals
and took Laura, the artist, a month to create.
Twinkling in the sky is a diamond star of 10 billion trillion trillion carats, astronomers have discovered. The cosmic diamond is a chunk of crystallised carbon, 4,000 km across, some 50 light-years from the Earth in the constellation Centaurus.
It’s the compressed heart of an old star that was once bright like our Sun but has since faded and shrunk.
Astronomers have decided to call the star “Lucy” after the Beatles song, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.
Full Article Here
An Arkansas man has found a 2.37-carat white diamond at the world’s only diamond-bearing site where visitors are allowed to search for and keep the gems they find.
Gary Dunlap of Jefferson named the diamond he found the Star of Thelma to honor his wife of more than 10 years. Dunlap’s find was the fourth-largest diamond found in 2006 at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro.
Currently more than 80 percent of American brides receive a diamond engagement ring (at an average cost of around $3,200) before they get married.Â Today the engagement ring is one of marriages most common traditions, but it was not always like this.Â Read the full and interesting story about the history of engagement rings.Â
If you are on the lookout for a diamond engagement ring you should check out this video.Â It has some very good ideas for designs and can show how the diamond engagement rings will look on a hand.Â This video is a great place to start your search for an egagement ring. http://www.flixya.com/amazing-wedding-jewelry