34 Interesting Facts About Diamonds

Last updated on February 22nd, 2022

31. Lab-grown diamonds are available in all sizes and shapes, regardless of the type of diamond you want. The lab-grown solution has high-quality diamonds that can be tailored to suit your style.

32. Traditional diamond mining is environmentally damaging and dangerous, resulting in approximately one injury for every one thousand workers yearly. Moreover, for every single carat mined from the ground, about 100 square feet of land is disturbed.

33. It can rain diamonds. Scientists created diamond rain which they think falls on Uranus and Neptune inside a lab on Earth. To re-enact the moment, they shocked a sheet of polystyrene with soundwaves to produce the high pressure on the planets. Almost every carbon atom turned into a tiny diamond, just nanometers wide.

34. The most famous blue diamond is now a lot smaller than when it was first mined. After decades of cutting and polishing, Hope Diamond has reduced to only 45.52 carats from 112.23 carats.