31 Aug '15, 3pm

Diamonds: History & Romance of the Eternal Gemstone - #luxurylifestyle #luxury

Diamonds: History & Romance of the Eternal Gemstone - #luxurylifestyle #luxury

This much-sought after gemstone dates back to ancient times, with some of the earliest references traced back 3,000 years ago to India. In the Dark Ages they were used more to ward off evil and to thwart (unsuccessfully, I might add) illness. In the Middle Ages, they were regarded more for their value and a myth that diamonds were poisonous was perpetuated in the mines to keep the miners from smuggling out diamonds by swallowing them. Many of the largest and most famous diamonds were mined in India including the Koh-I-Norr and the Blue Hope. Over the years, the diamond finds in India dwindled, Brazil and Borneo made up for it for but a while until discoveries in South Africa which created the world’s biggest diamond rush, and in the late 1970’s, the Argyle Mine find in Australia and in Canada that round out filling the worlds supply.

Full article: http://www.eatlovesavor.com/diamonds-history-and-lore/

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