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 information on how diamonds form, how they are mined, how they are cut and, most importantly, what makes a naturally occurring diamond so unique.