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It's not a royal proposal without the memorable moment being accompanied by an extraordinary diamond engagement ring. When a member of the royal family gets down on one knee they assure the one-of-a-kind engagement involves a remarkable diamond ring.
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Even though diamonds are prized as the quintessential colourless stone, they’re also found in a variety of different colours such as blue, pink, yellow diamonds. In fact, South Africa is home to some of the rarest and most valuable natural fancy colour diamonds in the world.
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A diamond is truly a remarkable piece of nature. Not only does a diamond represent a lifetime of love and devotion, but it also has a unique colour, which symbolises a special meaning. In nature diamonds are found in various shades of colour such as bright yellow, alluring blue, enchanting green and the rarest of them all, red diamonds.
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After watching the hit film, Titanic viewers fell in love with the romantic storyline as well as the remarkable Heart of the Ocean; a necklace Kate Winslet’s character, Rose wore in the film. Even though the gorgeous Heart of the Ocean is only a fictional diamond, there is a one of a kind blue diamond that comes close to its beauty.
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When Dan Frederick and his daughter, Lauren went to the Crater of Diamonds State Park they didn’t expect to find anything like what they did on 3 October 2016. The adventure seeking duo made a day trip to the Crater of Diamonds State Park; a 911-acre park in America where you’re able to mine for real diamonds.
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Unlike their husband, these former First Ladies all wore remarkable jewellery items to make a political statement. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright recently said, “Jewellery had become part of my personal diplomatic arsenal…I do believe the right symbol [jewellery] at the correct time can add warmth or needed edge.”
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Even though asking for her father’s blessing is an age-old tradition that dates back to ancient Rome, it’s still a custom which is honoured up until this day. It might feel like a daunting task to fulfil but asking for her father’s blessing in marriage still remains to be a sign of respect.
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Throughout the years it has become a common courtesy to ask a father’s permission before asking for his daughter's hand in marriage. The age-old tradition has been known to show respect to the future in-laws; in essence, it has become proposal etiquette 101.
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It has always been considered a magical thing to have a diamond, just ask a few of these international music stars. Not only do they get to wear some of the world’s most glamorous diamonds, but they also have the opportunity to bump up their hit singles to diamond status.