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One to Three Months Salary for Engagement Ring?

One to three months salary for engagement ring? This is baloney. The idea that a proportion of ones salary should be used to calculate the purchase price of an engagement ring is totally wrong. Please follow the rules I am sharing with you today. Financial rules: 1. Save 10% of your net salary in a

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Where Do Diamonds Come From?

Where do diamonds come from and how are they formed? Diamonds are created in volcanic regions over hundred so or even thousands of years. Or more! They form from molten carbon under extreme conditions. 1165 degrees F to 2125 degrees F and under high temperature and pressure. Diamonds are mined all over the world and

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Diamonds: Hardness vs Toughness

If a diamond scratches glass, is it a real diamond? Can diamonds chip or break? Diamond is one of the hardest natural substances known to man! But what does this mean? There is a scale called the Mohs scale of hardness, with Talc being #1 the softest and diamond being #10 the hardest. What does

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What’s it worth? A DIAMOND IS FOREVER

A marketing slogan invented by the ad agency N.W. Ayer for DeBeers (The Diamond syndicate) in the 1940’s. “A DIAMOND IS FOREVER” This was an extremely successful campaign. Its purpose was to link Diamonds to romantic love. The meaning of A Diamond is Forever is that a diamond is a never-ending sign of love. A

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