Other Facts About Diamonds

- One of the earliest uses for diamonds was to polish axes.

- Most diamonds mined are used to make heavy-duty tools that cut, drill, and grind

- Unlike alchemists that have tried and failed to make Gold and other precious metals, Diamonds can be artificially created in fabrication machines...though they are not certified for jewelry

- Diamonds are the best naturally occurring thermal conductor on Earth

- About 60,000 pounds of diamonds are mined on the planet each year

- The largets diamond ever found was found in 1906 in South Africa and was 3,106 carats and is called the Cullinan Diamond

- Russia produces the most diamonds per year by weight

- America produces almost no diamonds but consume about 40 percent of the world's market

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