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Can you tell the diamond fact from fiction?

For those of you lucky enough to be celebrating your birthday in April you would be glad to know that your birthstone is a diamond. For many years the remarkable gemstone has become a symbol of love, devotion, anniversaries and special occasions. In celebration of 'diamond month', we compiled a quiz on the fascinating gemstone.
Golden Globes Diamonds | Cape Town Diamond Museum

The Show-Stopping Diamonds at the 2018 Golden Globes

When it comes to the Golden Globes no outfit is complete without a jaw-dropping diamond jewellery item or two. This year, the celebrities stepped out onto the red carpet at the 75th Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, California with a variety of the most expensive diamond jewellery pieces.

Top Five Royal Engagement Rings

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.
The Oppenheimer | Cape Town Diamond Museum

Top Fancy Colour Diamonds from South Africa

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.
Each colour diamond has its own special message

What does your diamond colour say about you?

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.
There’s a remarkable resemblance between the Hope Diamond and the Heart of the Ocean

The resemblance between The Hope Diamond and the Heart of the Ocean

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.
FathThe Crater of Diamonds State Park is a 911-acre park in America where you’re able to mine for real diamondser and daughter duo stumble upon a 2 carat diamond at the Crater of Diamonds State Park

Father and daughter discover a rare diamond

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.
Michelle Obama made and sent eco-friendly jewellery items to the Heads of State

Former First Ladies and their remarkable jewellery collection

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.”
Asking for the father’s blessing is a tradition many men still honour up until this day

How to ask her dad for her hand in marriage

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.