Archive for July, 2008
Loose diamonds are polished diamonds that have not been set in Jewelry such as an diamond engagement ring. Buying loose diamonds is not only the domain of the vendor or jeweler. Increasingly, individuals purchase loose diamonds in order to have them set in a diamond engagement ring or diamond stud earrings for a loved one. Other than saving money, buying loose diamonds enables more control of the quality and overall design of the jewelry item. Many companies also include transportation and insurance in their online prices.
Loose diamonds found in Ohio, and thought to have originated from the Canadian Shield, may have ended in eastern United States after a comet impacted Canada during the last ice age. Geologists analyzed the chemical composition of the loose diamonds, and confirmed their Canadian origins. The cause is thought to be the ejection of loose diamonds into the atmosphere as a result of the impact of a comet, which caused widespread destruction of fauna and flora. eventually settling in Ohio. The other theory is that they were transported to their current location by rivers that were created by the immediate melting of glaciers upon the impact of the comet.
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Researchers have carried out an extensive study on a valuable collection of natural colored loose diamonds, in order to further understand their properties, and the phenomena that bring about their unique colors. Natural colored loose diamonds, like all natural diamonds, are unique. No one diamond is like another. That is what makes them so special. However nowadays, it is possible to give color to diamonds by artificial means. The new research might enable gemologists to be able to distinguish between natural colored loose diamonds, and diamonds that have had color applied to them.
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The management at a famous temple in Mumbai, India, was surprised to find an usual item in the donation box. The item found in Prabhadevi temple donation box was a cell phone with inlaid diamonds. Although staff are used to receiving expensive gifts such as diamond earrings etc., the unique mobile phone was quite a surprise. The diamonds have been valued at over USD 8000. However with active bidding for the phone already underway, the cell phone is expected to fetch over USD 45,000.
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Rumors abound as to whether Christiano Ronaldo, the Manchester United and Portugal national team footballer, has split up with his busty Spanish model girlfriend. Nereida Gallardo denied that the two had split, and was recently seen wearing a diamond engagement ring that Ronaldo had given her.
Ronaldo is a lover of diamond jewelry himself, and is often seen wearing stud diamond earrings.
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