Cool Diamond Facts

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1. A moon-sized diamond was found in space and has been named "Lucy" after the Beatles' song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds".
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2. If you exposed a diamond on a sunbed, it would eventually evaporate, but you wouldn’t notice any change for 10 billion years.
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3. The 2-month salary rule for engagement rings is a marketing ploy designed by De Beers diamond cartel.
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4. You can make diamonds out of tequila.
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5. In ancient cultures it was believed that the diamonds are the drops of divine semen.
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6. Sia wrote the Rihanna song "Diamonds" in 14 minutes.
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7. The best diamonds are colored blue-white.
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8. Only two in 1,000 diamonds are considered truly colorless.
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9. The largest diamond ever found was an astounding 3,106 carats.
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10. Diamonds and coal are both made from the same element: carbon.

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