A natural diamond is a billion-year-old miracle of nature that has enduring emotional and financial value, and makes an important global contribution to both the environment and communities.
"Diamonds are the ultimate gift of love," says FOX's daytime hit The Real. "Whether you're buying diamonds for yourself or someone you love, they make a unique and precious gift that will be cherished and are perfect for passing down for generations to come." Watch diamond expert Grant Mobley dish on diamonds on the show and explain why—based on their history and significance—there were bound to be a whole lot of them at the Royal Wedding.
Everyone knows that a diamond is the ultimate way to mark an engagement—but there are actually specific reasons why this precious gemstone is the ideal symbol of love—of what is most precious and meaningful in our lives. In the midst of a very important wedding season, we spoke with fine jewelry expert Tanya Dukes about the key characteristics that explain why diamonds have been chosen to mark engagements since 1477 when Archduke Ferdinand proposed to Mary of Burgundy with the first recorded diamond engagement ring.
A diamond by definition is a mineral created by nature; a “diamond” always means a natural diamond. A synthetic diamond, by definition, is an artificial product that has essentially the same physical characteristics as a diamond. They are sometimes marketed as “laboratory-grown”, “cultured”, “created”, “cultivated”, “synthetic”, “simulated”, or “man-made”, but it's important to understand the differences.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, departs the hospital with her son wearing diamond and pearl earrings from the Queen’s collection. Photo Samir Hussein/WireImage Let’s review the facts Like just about everyone else, I overlooked the fact that the pearl earrings Kate Middleton wore on Monday when she introduced Prince Louis Arthur Charles to the press were...
Jewelry expert and writer Marion Fasel writes, "The lab grown gems hitting the market give the question a sense of urgency....What is a diamond? I have been giving the question a lot of thought lately with the abundance of lab grown diamonds hitting the market. A scientist will tell you a diamond is pure carbon. I believe it is much more."
“What is real, what is authentic, what is fact.” —Greta Gerwig at the 2018 Oscars.
Facts don’t lie: The biggest stars on the planet chose diamonds for Hollywood’s biggest night. Scroll through to see just a few of the diamond moments on the red carpet.
From Breakfast at Tiffany's to India Jones and Legally Blonde, watch some of the most iconic diamond movie moments ever.
The 75th #GoldenGlobes: A night where stars shined brighter on the blackest night. It was a celebratory evening for women in Hollywood — and all over the world — and for diamonds too. Take a look through some of the 💎 moments on the red carpet. #RealisRare A post shared by Real is a Diamond...
A good fifteen years ago, I was invited to a black-tie event as a guest of Ralph Lauren fragrances. As is often the case, they loaned me a Lauren gown and earrings to help me dress the part. The gown, I had to return, but I got to keep the earrings—large cubic zirconia studs that,...