Diamonds 101: How They Form and How They’re Found
April 23, 2018
Diamonds have been coveted for thousands of years; in fact, there is evidence that diamonds have been collected and traded in India as early as the fourth century BC! Comprised of just one element—carbon—diamonds are considered to be the hardest substances on earth. Natural diamonds are ancient—some specimens have been proven to be have formed three billion years ago.
Two representatives from Lucara Diamond—William Lamb and CEO Eira Thomas—join The Balancing Act to share their diamond knowledge. Diamonds 101 includes how diamonds form, how they are mined, how they are cut and most importantly what makes them so unique.
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The Balancing Act's host Christina Nicholson and her family are embarking on a fun-filled vacation to Orlando, Fla., also known as the "theme park capital of the world."