We hope you enjoy this information about Diamonds from
Mrs. Gottrocks. Email us if
you have questions about diamonds or have a resource you like that you
would like to share with us.
: Diamonds are objects of beauty and
symbols of wealth. The American Museum of Natural History has an extensive
website about diamonds, and it includes the history of many famous diamonds
and how they've been passed down through the ages.You will spend a LOT
of time on this interesting site!
Ever hear of a Herkimer Diamond? There are many diamond simulants
on the marketplace, and the Herkimer Diamond was one of the first. Basically
it is a piece of cut quartz - but they were all the rage before the
CZ was developed and other simulants became more popular. Here's a link
which discusses the healing properties which are supposedly associated
with Herkimer Diamonds:
Here's a Great Educational Resource if you want to know about diamond
certifications, shapes, the 4'C
and other diamond facts.
:Want to know more about famous diamonds?
: A Brief History. Colors and shapes that made history.
Here's a resource page about famous diamonds of color.