The 6 Strangest-Looking Diamonds You’ve Ever Seen

With all the diamonds we at Diamond Lighthouse have helped people sell, you’d think we’d have seen just about every form a crystallized clod of carbon could take. Not so. Diamonds are formed deep in the Earth’s mantle where there’s enough heat and pressure to turn carbon into these beautiful crystals. As you might imagine, … Continue reading The 6 Strangest-Looking Diamonds You’ve Ever Seen

11 Songs Featuring Diamonds

Have you ever noticed how many songs either mention or are about diamonds in some way? For shiny hunks of carbon, these stones seem to capture the imagination like no other. It doesn’t really work with any other rock. “Graphite is a Girl’s Best Friend” just doesn’t have the same ring to it. Neither does … Continue reading 11 Songs Featuring Diamonds

Buying a Diamond Ring? 7 Tips to Get a Lavish Look Without the Lavish Price

We’ve heard it for years. When you propose to the person you love, it’s customary to spend two months’ salary on a diamond engagement ring. (At least according to an old De Beers ad that somehow wormed its way into our collective cultural knowledge.) Well, not all of us can afford to do that. Even … Continue reading Buying a Diamond Ring? 7 Tips to Get a Lavish Look Without the Lavish Price